[openstack-dev] [Cinder] About storing volume format info for filesystem-based drivers

Duncan Thomas duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 15:56:28 UTC 2014

On 24 June 2014 16:42, Avishay Traeger <avishay at stratoscale.com> wrote:
> One more reason why block storage management doesn't really work on file
> systems.  I'm OK with storing the format, but that just means you fail
> migration/backup operations with different formats, right?

Actually I think storing the format *fixes* those cases, since the
driver knows what the source format is to get a raw stream of bytes
out. It was in trying to fix backup that this problem was found.

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