Bug 640589 - vgcfgrestore should make a backup of current metadata in /etc/lvm/backup
vgcfgrestore should make a backup of current metadata in /etc/lvm/backup
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Rajnoha
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-10-06 08:04 EDT by Peter Rajnoha
Modified: 2015-02-18 08:29 EST (History)
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Description Peter Rajnoha 2010-10-06 08:04:31 EDT
Description of problem:
vgcfgrestore is changing metadata and all such changes should update the backup that is in /etc/lvm/backup/. However, after the vgcfgrestore is used, the backup is not updated.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. pvcreate /dev/<device>
2. vgcreate vg /dev/<device>
3. lvcreate vg /dev/<device>
4. lvremove vg/lvol0
5. vgcfgrestore -f <archive_including_the_change_in_step_3> vg
Actual results:
Old metadata backup in /etc/lvm/backup/ directory representing the state just after step 4.

Expected results:
New metadata backup representing updated state after step 5.
Comment 1 Peter Rajnoha 2010-12-10 02:22:33 EST
Patch posted to lvm-devel for review.
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 16:13:09 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

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cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

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