Re: cyrus backup (LVM stability)
Andy Smith wrote:
now we're studying how to get a good enough backup. After
discarding LVM snapshots and stopping the mail server, Our options
seem to be:
may I ask why you discarded the LVM snapshots? any problems with that
I've found them extremely unstable producing frequent kernel-space
lockups and it appea2.6.8-2-686-smps to be something that the LVM chaps at Red Hat
are actively working on.
With LVM / 2.6.8-2-686-smp / reiserfs
We had kernel panics every 24 hours or so, when we took LVM out of the
picture, the kernel panics stopped.
We feel a little guilty about not digging deeper and filing decent bug