You can suspend write activity to a file system by using the
gfs_tool command. Suspending write activity allows hardware-based device snapshots to be used to capture the file system in a consistent state. The
gfs_tool command ends the suspension.
Specifies the file system.
This example suspends writes to file system
gfs_tool freeze /gfs
This example ends suspension of writes to file system
gfs_tool unfreeze /gfs