On Thu, 2002-01-03 at 09:38, Adrian Head wrote:
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> On Fri, 4 Jan 2002 00:49, Steve Lord wrote:
> > I do not think that the presence of LVM in the kernel will have any
> > effect on XFS, it is good to have a simpler test case though, there
> > are some subtle interactions between XFS and LVM.
> This is probabily unrelated & OT but just straight XFS on LVM seems OK in the
> fact that I have not seen any problems with it as yet (but then again I have
> not been looking for problems like file corruption) in any of my tests to
> There are however, may subtle (unhappy) interactions between XFS, LVM and
> other kernel areas when you try to do snapshots for example.
Yes, I have seen the thread, I have just not had the time to look into
it yet. Your last message said that the xfs snapshot creation was
failing, but with an ext3 stack trace.....
You also mention out of space problems in the snapshot.
Can you summarize where your kernel came from - I see you have lots of
stuff in there. Do you still need special lvm patches to turn on
snapshotting support - it has been a while.
Also, send me a quick rundown of the commands you need to use to setup
a volume for snapshotting - it will save me the research.
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