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



Ambrogio De Lorenzo <ambrogio de lorenzo alice it> wrote:
> Il giorno mer, 16/09/2009 alle 17.05 +0200, André Gillibert ha scritto:
> 
> > Mirroring is software RAID1.
> > What you want looks like LVM snapshots.
> > See LVM HOWTO to see how to create snapshots.
> > A backup may be a good thing to do, too.
> 
> snapshot is not a good choise for me. I want to have an identical copy
> (like dd) on another identical disk, for fast recovery in case of
> failure.
> 

Then, create a short-lived snapshot, dd the snapshot to the other disk, and then, remove the snapshot.

-- 
André Gillibert




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