[PVE-User] Backup VM online with snapshot LVM2

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Apr 25 19:35:08 CEST 2012

> Am 25.04.2012 16:32, schrieb Maykel Franco Hernández:
> > Hi, I'm doing backup the VM online but I received this error:
> >
> > INFO: adding '/var/lib/vz/images/101/vm-101-disk-1.raw' to archive
> > ('vm-disk-virtio0.raw')
> Looks like your VM uses a raw file as virtual hard disk. RAW does not support
> snapshots, hence the VM has to be suspended.

This statement is simply wrong! We support snapshots inside /var/lib/vz/

- Dietmar

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