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Re: [linux-lvm] Poison pills



You may be able to place the flakey target on top of loop device to simulate device failure.

-Malahal.

Stuart D. Gathman [stuart bmsi com] wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2007 malahal us ibm com wrote:
> 
> > It would be a lot cheaper if you can test it with loop devices!
> 
> Loop devices don't let you disconnect them while active (or at least they
> complain and I've never tried to override them).  The torture test is
> removing the drive while active in the VG, file system mounted, etc.
> 
> > Stuart D. Gathman [stuart bmsi com] wrote:
> > > I think an inexpensive torture test of this logic is to get 3 or 4 external USB
> > > drives, put them all in a VG, and start playing games with hotplugging them.
> > > (E.g. unplug drive, vgreduce, plug drive back in).
> 
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