Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Digimer wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > how can i backup a VM which is installed in a plain LV > without no fs ? > > No fs - no mount - no backup, right ? > > I'd like to backup the vm's in the host. > > Could a lv snapshot be helpful ? > > > > > > Bernd > > The LV is, essentially, just like a normal hard drive from > the point of view of the VM. To back it up, in a > non-clustered environment, you can use tradition LVM > snapshoting. This occurs below the VM, so it needs not know > anything about it. > But the snapshot has - i suppose - no filesystem, because the LV for the KVM has no one. So - i suppose - i can't mount the snapshot. But when i'm not able to mount it, how can it be backuped (from the host's point of view) ? Bernd