Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thursday 08 April 2004 00:39, Lars Ellenberg wrote: > / 2004-04-07 17:44:04 -0400 > > \ Greg Freemyer: > > I have not been following this thread very closely, but I think one of > > the major issues is that the LVM VFS-lock patch does not work if drbd is > > layered above lvm. > > > > If this is the only issue, then maybe xfs_freeze can be used as a work > > around. (It can be used in the absense of the vfs-lock patch.) > > > > With a kernel lacking the vfs-lock patch, the following does work on a > > single node setup: > > > > xfs_freeze -f /dev/... // Cause XFS to prepare for a snapshot > > create snapshot > > xfs_freeze -u /dev/... // Allow XFS to continue handling i/o > > > > I don't know if any of the other filesystems over a userspace took to > > invoke freeze/unfreeze. > > only that XFS does not work with DRBD 0.6.x :) > Fortunately it XFS works with drbd-0.7.x. Hmm, this xfs_freeze makes XFS a lot more attractive than all the other FSs. -philipp -- : Dipl-Ing Philipp Reisner Tel +43-1-8178292-50 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schönbrunnerstr 244, 1120 Vienna, Austria http://www.linbit.com :