[PVE-User] Backup VM online with snapshot LVM2

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Apr 30 09:26:56 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 snapshot.

You just need to select a target (dumpdir) outside the snapshot - Or what is the question?

- Dietmar

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