[pve-devel] KVM Live Backup performance

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Nov 22 05:48:41 CET 2013

> >> Since all of the LVM Snapshot code was removed I am unable to perform
> >> the above benchmarks, anyone have a suggestion how we could perform
> >> such tests easily?
> > Simpyl make a lvm snapshot manually - that is quite easy.
> Sure I can make an LVM Snapshot manually (suspend -> snapshot -> resume
> -> backup)
> I want to ensure I am comparing apples to apples, what would the proper
> command be to create an lzo backup archive from the LVM Snapshot?

something like:

tar cf - /path/to/mounted/snapshot|lzop -o backup.tar.lzop

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