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Re: [linux-lvm] Using LVM Mirroring to obtain a usable backup



Il giorno mer, 16/09/2009 alle 11.19 -0700, malahal us ibm com ha
scritto:
> Ambrogio De Lorenzo [ambrogio de lorenzo alice it] wrote:
> > Hi all.
> > I'm doing a big upgrade on my computer and I tryed to use lv mirroring
> > to obtain a copy of my data before to do it.
> > 
> > As I do with LVM on other OS i thought that after mirroring one could
> > chose to split the mirrored lv.
> > 
> > I can't find how to do it with LVM2 on Linux.
> 
> snapshot may be a good fit in this case, but if you insist you can use
> lvconvert to convert your linear volume to a mirrored volume. Once the
> sync is complete, you can use the same lvconvert to convert the mirror
> volume to a linear one.
But with this I loose the secondary copy.
It's not a good idea.
Backup and destroy backup :-)

Bye
 Ambrogio


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