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  1. Nov 2021
    1. take advantage of LVM snapshots. Take snapshots before and after an upgrade. In case, if the system is in unrecoverable position, rollback to the last snapshot from a system rescue LiveCD. A useful program for this, as well as regular system backups is timeshift
  2. Dec 2019
    1. For any type of full backup, on an active server, it's recommended that you snapshot the filesystem first, then run your backup script on the contents of the snapshot. Your filesystem has to be on LVM to use snapshots, though, and have enough free physical extents (un-partitioned space) to shore up the amount of expected changed data during the snapshot window (more for very busy servers, less for not-so-busy servers). Look here... http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/snapshots_backup.html
  3. Aug 2018