[CentOS] recompiling LVM or move to GFS for MySQL?

Fri Dec 15 12:55:00 UTC 2006
Jay Leafey <jay.leafey at mindless.com>

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Jed Reynolds wrote:
>> Is LVM snapshotting going to busted forever, and should I go for GFS 
>> locally mounted?
> you seem to be talking about a time long long back, lvm snapshoting has 
> been working fine for me since 4.3 days ( and has mostly worked fine on 
> C-3 anyway )
> when was the last time you actually *used* it ?
Snapshots most assuredly does NOT work when you have the cluster LVM enabled.  Here's a quick example:

[root at cobalt ~]# lvcreate --snapshot --size 1G --name compaq-snap /dev/software/compaq
   Clustered snapshots are not yet supported.
[root at cobalt ~]#

At the Red Hat summit back in the summer I spoke with a lot of the cluster developers, this is something that is apparently a pretty 
hot deliverable for them.  I know I sure want it back, but I haven't heard anything about when it will be available on a clustered 

My $.02
Jay Leafey - Memphis, TN
jay.leafey at mindless.com