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Re: [linux-lvm] error mounting snapshot of ext3 filesystem



On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 03:45:41PM +0100, Pierrick PONS wrote:
> 
> I do have the same problem :
> 
> mount /dev/testlvm/snap /mnt/snap 
> mount: block device /dev/testlvm/snap is write-protected, mounting read-only
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/testlvm/snap,
>        or too many mounted file systems
> 
> I tried with -text2 or -text3 option and it's the same. 
> What is the type wanted  ?
> 
> Is there a more documentated snapshot section where to found some more 
> explanation ?

You do need the VFS lock patch if you want to mount snapshots of reiserfs or
ext3 filesystems. The 2.4.11 patch inthe LVM distribution works with 2.4.17.

patrick




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