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Re: [Xen-users] LVM snapshot and xen stability

On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 03:39:14PM +0200, Emiliano Gabrielli (aka AlberT) wrote:
> Hi all,
>   anybody has any info about stability of xen (3.0.2) configurations using 
> LVM2 r/w snapshots as domUs' physical disks?
> My intention is to test the possibility of having a template VM with a base 
> distro only and a number of snap-domUs with the differences for mail server, 
> web server and so on..
> Any experiences, tip and so on ??
> Tnx in advance

Common understanding is that LVM2 snapshots are unstable - many people see
crashes and problems with snapshots.

I don't know if these problems are already fixed in Linux LVM.. 

Maybe someone could post real world experiences.

-- Pasi

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