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[linux-lvm] Re: [OxLUG] LVM2 problems



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Paul Warren wrote:

| On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 07:54:52PM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:

|>>Our primary problem is that creating snapshots occassionally hangs the
|>>machine.

|>Known issue now - unfortunately the fix involves a lot of coding and
|>other things have a higher priority at the moment.

| OK - I saw a previous post about this, but from that I wasn't sure that
| it (a) killed the machine and (b) affected ext3 partitions.

It's come up on a whole bunch of other mailing lists by now, including
LKML. It probably wants to be mentioned prominently on the web site.

Currently I avoid using snapshots at all, and I'm a very reserved LVM
user at the best of times - even though I think it's grrrreat. [OT] I
wish the new Debian installer supported (the only sane option)
installing LVM on md rather than having one of the other, but meh.

Look at me, I'm mailing random comments and not fixing anything, but
hey, what better way of relieving insomnia.

Jon.
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