>> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Greg Freemyer wrote:
>> > XFS team,
>> > I've just become aware of a problem on another Journaled file-system (it
>> is not a Linux filesystem).
>> A NAS device perhaps?
Thanks for the info, and no it is a normal everyday FS. (And a mature one at
that. Atleast 5 years old, but I guess hardware snapshots are relatively new. )
The problem apparently occurs in both direct connect and SAN environments.
As I understand it the trouble is that some meta-data can be in transition even
for just a few millisecs. If the hardware snapshot is made at this time, you
As you and Steve said, xfs_freeze looks like it is specifically designed to
handle the problem, so I'm happy.