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SubjectRe: LVM vs. Ext4 snapshots (was: [PATCH v1 00/30] Ext4 snapshots)

--On 11 June 2011 08:49:08 +0100 Joe Thornber <> wrote:

> I am also convinced multisnap wont be suitable for every use case.

I'm surprised by one thing ext 4 snapshots doesn't seem to do: I would have
thought the "killer feature" for doing snapshots in the fs rather than in
the block layer would be the ability to snapshot - and more importantly
roll back - only parts of the directory hierarchy.

(I've only read the URLs Amir sent, so apologies if I've missed this)

Alex Bligh

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