Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
It works fine, at least with ACID conform applications and journaling file systems. In case your applications don't conform to ACID you should find a way to flush all buffers before taking the snapshot. On 08.05.2007 15:52, Jeff Fisher wrote: > Does anyone here use DRBD 8 on top of LVM? > > I have a ~1TB file system (full of small files, < 50K) that I would like > to take backups of but I'd like to do the backup on the secondary > machine if possible. > > My thinking is that I can take an LVM snapshot of the drbd device and > then mount it and do my backup there. This way, I'm taking advantage of > the secondary that is sitting there and not doing any reads to its disks. > > I have not tested this at all yet and I am not even sure if this will > work. Does anyone do anything similar to this? -- Regards, H.D.