[CentOS] merge an lvm snapshot back

Mon Apr 14 17:55:10 UTC 2008
Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu>

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 11:54:36PM -0700, John R Pierce alleged:
> Garrick Staples wrote:
> >On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 11:21:28PM -0600, Joseph L. Casale alleged:
> >  
> >>>Use rsync to copy the changes to the lv?
> >>>      
> >>That would be only be possible if the lv had an fs that rsync and the os 
> >>under rsync understood:)
> >>If these are exported as block devices into xen vm's or as iscsi targets 
> >>for example it gets trickier.
> >>    
> >
> >rsync doesn't have fs-specific knowledge.  It just reads and writes files. 
> >Put
> >another way, what fs does rsync not undestand?
> >  
> a raw block device, as they said.

Well, I was thinking about vm and such, assuming at some point there was an OS
reading the filesystem tht can run rsync.  But I concede the point, it
definitely makes things tricky.

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

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