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Re: [linux-lvm] can't snap a mounted (reiserfs|ext3) with kernel2.2.x



On Sat, 2002-08-24 at 05:07, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 11:56:45AM +0200, Thierry VOYAT wrote:
> > I need to unmount the lvm partition before i can realize a valid
> > snapshot of a journalized fs (reiserfs or ext)
> > All works fine with ext2 :
> > 
> > I known there was a patch for kernel 2.4.x for VFS-lock but nothing for
> > kenel 2.2.x series.
> > 
> > I can't upgrade to kernel 2.4. What can i do ?
> 
> I don't think there is such a thing as the VFS lock patch for 2.2 (unless Chris
> Mason knows otherwise!). 
> 
> In which case, Im afraid, you're stuck.

We do have patch in the 2.2.x suse kernel to add the lockfs calls to the
kernel, but not a reiserfs patch to use them.  Anyone know if 2.2.x ext3
provides a lockfs call?

-chris






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