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Re: [Xen-users] Re: DomU on LVM

Javier Guerra wrote:
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 8:59 AM, Nick Anderson <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 One reason I can think of is for snapshots of the data you want to
snapshot. If I dont care whats in /var why waste time in backing it up. I
might want to snapshot home more often than /. If its all on one big LV you
cant get that fine grained snapshotting can you?

even worse than /var would be snapshotting the swap partition!

Just to be obtuse ...
Unless your trying to make a "warm" backup where you take the memory state and entire disk contents. Then it would be convenient to have it all in one disk and preferable to snapshot the swap.

At any rate I sure hope support for using an entire lv as a partition does not go away. I have not heard a good reason for it to yet.

Nick Anderson <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

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