Snapshots fail on busy filesystem

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Aug 22 07:35:47 PDT 2007

On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 10:01:35AM -0400, Chris Morris wrote:
> Greetings to all,
> I'm trying to set up an automated system wherein snapshots of the file 
> system are taken prior to a backup run.  The problem I'm running into 
> can best be described by the following bug report:
> I get this same problem completely at random, and thus is most likely 
> caused by the busy file system, I just don't have anything in place to 
> prove it as the bug submitter does.
> Has this bug ever been *really* fixed?  The bug report seems to try to 
> call it fixed.  I even contacted the bug reporter about this and he 
> admitted that the bug had never been fixed, but that he'd moved on and 
> never found a way around this.

Sounds like you both need to talk to kib at .  Of course as long as he
thinks the problem is fixed he is not going to work on fixing it :)


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