[clug] a few LVM questions
david at tulloh.id.au
Sun Aug 16 04:15:08 MDT 2009
> Hi All,
> I'm running a few virtual machines on a LVM volume (and I have some
> space on the base partition for snapshots).
> I have been allocating 3GB for a snapshot (and then rsync the vm's to
> another server). I was wondering if there is any way to work out how
> much of this space is actually being used? (I googled and found a few
> other people with the same question.... but frustratingly all the
> howtos I found didn't answer this question) Likewise I am curious to
> know what happens if it fills up (what errors should I check for, and
I'm not sure about snapshots but I use du (mnemonic: disk usage) to
check the size of my VM images.
It's normal use is to determine the size of directories.
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