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Re: [linux-lvm] How well tested is the snapshot feature?



On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 11:56:23AM +0200, Stephan Austermuehle wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 10:44:30AM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> 
> > Curious, as far as I know people are using LVM1 snapshots
> > successfully with xfs.
> 
> To be pretty correct: I used the VFS lock patch from LVM 1.1-rc2 with
> LVM 1.0.4 because this doesn't give any rejects. But I had the problem
> with previous LVM versions with it's own VFS lock patch, too.
> 
> At the moment I have two systems that cause trouble: One SuSE 7.0
> based which is running about 2,5 years and one freshly installed
> Debian Woody system. Both have different hardware, compiler, libc,
> etc. Seems to be Kernel/LVM/XFS related.

It wouldn't surprise me if there were problems with the 1.1rc2 kernel
patch since snapshots have been changed in that release ... but you
are using 1.0.4.

- Joe



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