[CentOS] LVM Snapshots -broken ? Ever worked ?

David Johnston david at littlebald.com
Fri Mar 17 19:37:39 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 21:33 +1000, Bards1888 wrote:
> I've upgraded my x86_64 4.2 box to the latest kernel and tried
> an lvm snapshot. It worked fine and I was able to mount the snapshot
> etc. Now I cannot seem to remove the snapshot.   If I try a 'lvremove'
> it asks if I want to remove the 'active' snapshot, if I say yes it just
> hangs and the box goes to 99% wait io, however the disk lights do not
> come on during this. The lvremove process is not straceable so I've got
> no idea whats going on with it.

You might want to post a description of your problem on the LVM list.
The LVM developers have been good about helping folks out of this sort
of jam before.

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