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4.10. Suspending Activity on a File System
You can suspend write activity to a file system by using the
dmsetupcommand. Suspending write activity allows hardware-based device snapshots to be used to capture the file system in a consistent state. The
dmsetupcommand ends the suspension.
- Specifies the file system.
This example suspends writes to file system
dmsetup suspend /mygfs2
This example ends suspension of writes to file system
dmsetup resume /mygfs2