Re: OT LVM Snapshot for backups (was: Best way to backup cyrus syste)

From: Patrick Boutilier (no email)
Date: Thu Nov 21 2002 - 11:51:30 EST

I have been using LVM since version 0.6 and I have had no problems with it.

My Cyrus mail store runs on LVM.

Christian Schulte wrote:
> Jared Watkins wrote:
>> I would think you could use LVM the linux volume manager along with
>> it's snapshot feature.. and then any sort of backup program you want.
>> I'm not using this method yet... but I will be soon... is anyone else
>> out there running LVM or some other volume manager under linux in
>> production?
>> Jared
> I have had many many troubles with the linux LVM itself. I would rather
> suggest using a well configured linux softare raid. This is much more
> stable than LVM! I lost 250GB because of LVM and did not have a backup.
> With software raid on linux this would not have happened....

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