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Re: [linux-lvm] Linux 2.4.16+SMP+Ext3+LVM snapshots



On Nov 30, 2001  08:24 +0100, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> > So I grabbed lvm 1.0.1 (released a couple days ago).  I 
> > patched the kernel 
> > with the new lvm and the VFS-lock patch for 2.4.11.  There 
> 
> Is VFS-lock patch necessary to run LVM? 
> I have LVM 1.0.1 on some of our servers without any problem, but what is
> the goal of this patch?

You only need it if you are making snapshots of journaled filesystems
(e.g. ext3, reiserfs, XFS).

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/




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