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Re: [linux-lvm] RedHat 9 lvcreate snapshot failure.



This seems to be a bug in the RedHat Kernel:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=97843

Should be fixed in the latest errata kernel, but I have not verified that.

Regards,
Michael Paesold

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Collins" <mail310068 pop net>
To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 2:29 AM
Subject: [linux-lvm] RedHat 9 lvcreate snapshot failure.


>
>
> Running Redhat 9 and trying to create a snapshot for a safer backup of a
> logical volume, I get the following error.  Surfing the net didn't turn up
> anything.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Richard
>
>
> lvcreate -L20M --snapshot --name mysnap /dev/vg00/homes
> lvcreate -- rounding size up to physical extent boundary
> lvcreate -- WARNING: the snapshot will be automatically disabled once it
> gets full
> lvcreate -- INFO: using default snapshot chunk size of 64 KB for
> "/dev/vg00/mysnap"
> lvcreate -- ERROR "Invalid argument" creating VGDA for "/dev/vg00/mysnap"
in
> kernel
>
> ----
> lvdisplay /dev/vg00/homes
> --- Logical volume ---
> LV Name                /dev/vg00/homes
> VG Name                vg00
> LV Write Access        read/write
> LV Status              available
> LV #                   2
> # open                 1
> LV Size                64 GB
> Current LE             4
> Allocated LE           4
> Allocation             next free
> Read ahead sectors     1024
> Block device           58:1
>
>
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