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Re: [Xen-devel] Question about OCFS1/2

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  • From: Justin Dearing <zippy1981@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:15:40 -0500
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So I can create and mount a snapshot on the host OS of a LVM partition
that is being mounted RW by the guest OS (naturalyl the guest sees
them as /dev/hda* to minimize my confusion)?  Theres no data integrity
issues there?

On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 22:37:33 -0000, Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Just curious, what version of LVM are you using where snapshots are,
> > uhm, reliable :-).
> LVM snapshots work OK providing you a) use them as read-only backups,
> and b) make sure you allocate them enough disk space such that there's
> no danger of the snapshot filling.
> I wouldn't recommend using them to do CoW guest file systems, at least
> in a production environemnt.
> Ian

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