[CentOS] LVM + XFS + external log + snapshots - SOLVED

Tue Jun 25 06:55:40 UTC 2013
Tru Huynh <tru at centos.org>

On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 07:49:21PM -0700, aurfalien wrote:
> So this worked;
> truncate --size=2G logfile
> losetup /dev/loop0 logfile
> mount /dev/vg_anette_data/datasnapshot /snapshot -o logdev=/dev/loop0,nouuid,ro
> Freezing the fs looks to make the log zero.  So assigning any device/file for the external log would work.
> My mistake was not making the log dev an LVM.  However I don't if a log on an LVM would have worked anyways.
> At any rate, HTH some one else.

Thanks for the follow-up, and worth a wiki entry, imho


Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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