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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM2 strangeness.



On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 08:48:41AM -0700, Max Kalika wrote:
> Quoting Joe Thornber <thornber sistina com>:
> 
> > On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 02:49:41PM -0700, Max Kalika wrote:
> >>   May 29 14:14:15 butters invalidate: busy buffer
> >>   ... on and on and on ...
> > 
> > This is due to us trying to flush the LVM metadata writes to a device
> > that also contains a mounted filesystem, it should only happen when
> > you change your LVM configuration (eg, take another snapshot).  We're
> > using O_DIRECT in the next release, so they will go away soon.
> 
> What is strange though is that these messages seemed to have been reported
> when the system was just doing the rsync -- I wasn't changing any LVM
> configuration at that time.  Could it have been an unfinished configuration
> that hasn't been flushed to disk yet or some such? (Please excuse my
> limited understanding).

what were you rsyncing ?

- Joe



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