[PVE-User] Backup VM online with snapshot LVM2

Stefan Sänger stsaenger at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 30 00:13:22 CEST 2012

Am 25.04.2012 22:57, schrieb Stefan Sänger:
> OK - of course it is possible to create a snapshot of /dev/pve/data
> mounted on /var/lib/vz - and I missed that in the original question it
> really was in /var/lib/vz.
> But then again - this does not answer the original question: Why does
> the backup in original mode not work with snapshot?

Well - ist this not of interest to discuss? Obviously there are some 
preconditions to enable snapshots for /var/lib/vz. And of course the 
first is that there is enough space left in volume group to create the 

Next question would be what happens if there already is a snapshot - 
does this prevent vzdump from creating another snapshot?

Any other ideas about how to solve the original question?

regards, Stefan

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