dax at gurulabs.com
Wed Sep 22 23:14:45 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 06:39, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 01:24, Enrico Scholz
> <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote:
> > mattdm at mattdm.org (Matthew Miller) writes:
> > >> Well, it's not quite the same thing. You can't safely dump a live
> > >> filesystem, making it unusable for me. Also it's far less granular
> > >> than an archiver like tar or dar.
> > >
> > > Have you looked at making lvm snapshots and dumping those?
> > LVM snapshots are not usably at the moment: for kernel 2.4 they work with
> > a kernel patch only, and for kernel 2.6 they are marked as experimental
> > which is confirmed by my experiences (kernel-panics on creation and manual
> > cleanup required).
> FC2 has kernel 2.6 but doesn't have snapshot support.
Outdated info. The release kernel and the first few errata kernel didn't
have support. Update to a recent/latest errata kernel and you'll be
find /lib/modules -name dm-snapshot.ko
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