[dm-crypt] expanding encrypted volume/growing the volume

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Thu Sep 11 06:00:06 CEST 2014


On 09/10/2014 06:47 PM, Ross Boylan wrote:
> These are read-only snapshots created for the backup program.  The
> backup program backs up the file system as seen through the snapshot..
>
> It does seem as if it would be easy for something to go wrong if the
> snapshot were active while the underlying volume grew.  At a minimum,
> growing the file system would presumably use up a lot of space in the
> snapshot.

No reason to keep it, then.  It's essentially an online copy of whatever
last went into the backup.

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