Overview We use Xen server on our development server and I decided, it’s time I start making full snapshots of my VM’s. So far we’ve done data backup only, mainly because of storage limitations. Since we got the new server, I have much more disk space now, so I would like to backup whole VM’s.
Calm yourself down Congratulations, you managed to accidentaly remove useful logical volume! No worries! Calm down, it’s all fine, we’ll get it back in few simple steps. Luckily, LVM archives all removed logical volumes when you make lvremove. In order to get it back we can use LVM’s native commands. All we have to do,
In earlier post I explained how to copy logical volumes over network, but I didn’t actually explain how to create LV’s and why exactly use them at all. Few benefits of using LVM over old partitioning system: Spanning logical volume over many physical volumes, even if they reside on different physical disks (which isn’t really