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Re: [linux-lvm] snapshot of Reiserfs



Patrick Caulfield writes:
> From: Patrick Caulfield <caulfield sistina com>
> Sender: linux-lvm-admin sistina com
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] snapshot of Reiserfs
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 08:59:59 +0000
> 
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 11:19:51PM -0500, lvm winux com wrote:
> > Heinz J. Mauelshagen writes:
> > > ... Linux Logical Volume Manager 0.9.1 Beta 5 is available now ...
> > > ...
> > > Please help us to stabilize for 0.9.1 ASAP and test is as much as possible!
> > 
> > I am using LVM 0.9.1 beta 5 on Linux 2.4.1 with Reiserfs.
> > I have applied both of the following patches:
> > 
> > 0.9.1_beta5/PATCHES/lvm-0.9.1_beta5-2.4.1.patch
> > 0.9.1_beta5/PATCHES/linux-2.4.1-VFS-lock.patch
> > 
> > Snapshots created when the filesystem is active cannot be mounted.
> > If I `umount' the filesystem before creating the snapshot, all is well.
> 
> Did you remember to uncomment LVM_VFS_ENHANCEMENT in lvm.c ?
> 
> patrick

Bingo!  That was the problem!  Many thanks!

Shouldn't that change be included in the VFS-lock patch?

In fact, why are these separate patches?  Shouldn't they
eventually be "the standard" and find their way into the
stock kernel?  It's arguably the correct behavior.

Larry


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