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Re: [linux-lvm] snapshot of Reiserfs



On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 11:11:28AM -0500, lvm winux com wrote:
> I am using LVM 0.9.1 beta 4 on Linux 2.4.1 with Reiserfs.
> 
> Snapshots created when the filesystem is active cannot be mounted.
> If I `umount' the filesystem before creating the snapshot, all is well.
> 
> I searched the mailing list archives and found a thread that dealt
> with this problem on Linux 2.4.0 by applying a patch that flushed
> the buffers before creating the snapshot:
> 
>   http://lists.sistina.com/pipermail/linux-lvm/2000-December/005512.html
> 
> This is clearly the problem I'm seeing.
> 
> Is there a comparable patch for 2.4.1?

Try the PATCHES/linux-2.4.0-test10-VFS-lock.patch in the latest
release, it should apply ok.

- Joe


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