[CentOS] merge an lvm snapshot back

Mon Apr 14 14:58:30 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

This and dump/restore should work.

Make sure the amount free in the snapshot is greater then the amount used though because it will double the snapshot usage.


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From: centos-bounces at centos.org <centos-bounces at centos.org>
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Sent: Mon Apr 14 00:23:21 2008
Subject: Re: [CentOS] merge an lvm snapshot back

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 07:59:20PM -0600, Joseph L. Casale alleged:
> >He wants to restore the real LV to the state it was in at the time one of
> >the snapshots was taken.
> Nah :)
> I want to sanp a volume, mount the snap, do my `stuff`, if I like it, I can merge into the primary copy and continue or dump the snap and go back...
> That would be so very usefull! I know I can dd out the snap but that so not elegant (and slow)!

Use rsync to copy the changes to the lv?

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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