[Rear-users] openSuSE 12.1 / btrfs root on LVM

Schlomo Schapiro schlomo at schapiro.org
Sun Nov 27 10:11:49 CET 2011


I am afraid that you entered uncharted territory here...

Your help to get it working will be most appreciated.

Did you happen to do any tests on openSUSE 12.1 without btrfs?


On 26 November 2011 19:16, Hubertus A. Haniel <hubba at unixcook.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Anybody got ReaR working on an openSuSE 12.1 system with btrfs root on
> top of LVM? - The latest version (1.12.0) seems to do the backup OK but
> fails to do the restore fully. - It looks like the restore is successful
> but when rebooting the system grub has not been written to the boot
> sector and when I recovered that the system still would not boot and
> lost all personality like hostname etc. - It seems to be a little better
> but not perfect when modifying grub/menu.lst and /etc/fstab to use
> /dev/sda rather then the /dev/disk-by-uid stuff.
> The release notes say that btrfs is supposed to be working now but I am
> having very little success so far and a few pointers on what to
> experiment with to possibly make this work would be useful.
> Best regards
> Hubba
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