[PVE-User] LVM Snapshot on Proxmox 2.2

Mark Ehle markehle at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 15:17:16 CET 2013


I might be wrong, but I am under the impression that the spare space only
has to equal the changes that take place between the snapshot and the
filesystem while the snapshot exists.


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 AM, Daniel Vuilleumier <vui at bitnpixel.com>wrote:

> Hello
>
> Does anybody know whether the "live snapshot" requires us to have empty
> space on the logical volume group in both cases: local backup and backup to
> NFS?
>
> For example:
> My LVM is 1.8TB (maximum size on HW-RAID10).
> I want to live snapshot a 100GB Container.
>
> Do I have to shrink the logical volume to 1.7TB in order to get the
> snapshot done without downtime?
>
> In Proxmox 1.9 this used to be the case, does it still apply to 2.2 (and
> forthcomeing 2.3)?
>
> Regards
> Daniel Vuilleumier
> Zurich, Switzerland
>
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