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Re: [linux-lvm] summary of what I need to do to mount snapshot on XFS



The basic concept is you create a snapshot LV
lvcreate -L1G -s -n snap /dev/vg/lv1

This will create a 1G snapshot logical volume called snap for the original 
logical volume /dev/vg/lv1

If this has completed successfully then you can mount it.

mount -t xfs -o nouuid /dev/vg/snap /mnt/snapshot

This will mount an xfs snapshot.  The -o nouuid is needed so that mount will 
not complain and refuse to mount an xfs volume with identical uuid's

This is a good tutorial:
http://www.sistina.com/lvm_howtos/lvm_howto/Common_tasks.html

Is this what you are after or are you having problems with lvcreate 
segfaulting and kernel Oopes?

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 01:24, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> I've seen a lot of posts that people do have this working.  I was hoping
> someone could give a good summary for the steps involved.  The goal is
> being able to mount the snapshots volume while the live filesystem is
> mounted.  I see bits and pieces of the answer in various posts, so could
> someone break it down for me in a single mail?
>
> Thanks
> -jeremy
>
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