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Jun
11
asked ssh to dom0 and domU at the same time drops connection from dom0
Jun
11
answered Cheap, silent and not power greedy server
Jun
11
awarded  Teacher
Jun
11
comment Solaris as a server OS - why?
What can ZFS offer greater than XFS has? (besides XFS having a bug in 2.6.27 which sometimes freezes the server:) )
Jun
11
answered What are some useful utils when using Gentoo Linux?
Jun
11
asked Solaris as a server OS - why?
Jun
11
asked Intel Atom 330 as a server machine
Jun
11
awarded  Student
Jun
11
comment LVM snapshots as a backup strategy
Yes, I understand that. RAID 1 is in place to protect from storage device failures, backing up to remote location - from the software corruption. I'm considering LVM snapshots as a tool for a REALLY fast restore when you don't know what the f happened and you need the system online now. Any other options, faster then restoring a domU from a LVM backup?
Jun
11
comment LVM snapshots as a backup strategy
But if it's changed (the snapshot), where does this "frozen" come from? Let's say I have this scenario, a working system somehow gets corrupted over time. I have a snapshot of it when it was working correctly. Will the snapshot be a representation of the system while it was still working correctly, or will it have the changes that made the original system corrupt in the first place? Hope I'm clear enough, just want to be sure I really understand it.
Jun
11
answered Biggest command-line mistake?
Jun
11
comment LVM snapshots as a backup strategy
Maybe I don't understand how snapshots work. The manual says that a snapshot is an almost instant copy of the logical volume, avoiding the need to take the system that uses it offline. From your description it would seem that a snapshot is more of branch, replica, rather than a freezed copy. Does the snapshot get updated with all the changes made in the original system after it is made? If so, I need to take the data off of it immediatly and destroy the snapshot, because it's not intended as a storage mechanism for backups? Thanks!
Jun
11
asked LVM snapshots as a backup strategy
Jun
9
answered How do I allow my computer to refer to itself as any ip on 192.168.1.*?