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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: GRUB + LVM + XFS?



On Wed, 16 Jan 2002 00:18, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> > From my experience it seems that LVM 1.0.1rc4(ish) is way more robust
> > than the updated LVM 1.0.1 or even CVS LVM 1.0.1 yesterday.
>
> Do you have some input which particular changes cause it?
> Thanks.
>
The issue was that when I tried to create an XFS snapshot it would Oops and 
the snapshot creation would not have been completed.  The /dev/vg/lv entries 
would not be there; however, vgdisplay would show the snapshot as being in 
use but I could not remove the incomplete snapshot.

When I would reboot using a lvm-1.0.1 kernel (2.4.17-xfs+lvm1.0.1) - the 
machine would hang during startup; however, if I used a lvm-1.0.1rc4(ish) 
kernel (2.4.16-xfs+lvm1.0.1rc4) it would fix the problem on the fly during 
bootup and the snapshot would be put in full operation without problems.  
This was the only way I found to get the machine up & running again.

I don't have any info on which lines of code might have been the cause.  I'm 
still learning how to dig in and dbug.  ;-)

-- 
Adrian Head

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