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Re: [linux-lvm] Misleading documentation



On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 04:42, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Mirroring should be dealt with in LVM itself, by mapping more PEs on 
> > > > physical seperate PVs to each LE. From the little information I've seen 
> > > > about the new LVM mirroring, it seems that the mirrors are defined on LV 
> > > > level instead of LE/PE. But after some JFGI sessions nothing really 
> > > > enlightening has shown up.
> > > 
> > > LVM2 does mirror by grouping multiple (hidden) logical volumes
> > > into a mirror set.
> > 
> > Where would I find example commands to add a mirror, check
> > the mirroring status, break it, reuse the other half, etc.?
> 
> 'man lvcreate' to start with.
>
> > Is it possible to mirror a snapshot instead of the changing
> > volume?
> 
> Not yet.

Are the parts that do work version-specific?  What is the
earliest version where the mirror support is reliable
and has that made it into the popular distributions yet?

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  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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