This is a discussion on Re: UFS snapshot weirdness - FreeBSD ; On Feb 12, 2008, at 1:41 PM, Daniel O'Connor wrote: > On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Eirik =D8verby wrote: >> I am at a total loss here. Is it re-using the first snapshot I ever >> made of this filesystem, ...
On Feb 12, 2008, at 1:41 PM, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Eirik =D8verby wrote:
>> I am at a total loss here. Is it re-using the first snapshot I ever
>> made of this filesystem, even though I've removed it? Didn't I
>> understand how to create/remove snapshots? Is this a bug?
> Sure the old md isn't hanging around by mistake or some such?
Yes, I am absolutely sure of this.
I considered using the snapshot tool, however I need to reduce =20
dependencies to an absolute minimum (as one target environment is very =20=
strict on allowing additional software installs)..
I use the snapshots to get a consistent file-backup with history. This =20=
one puzzles me to no end.
> I have had people recover many files using the snapshot tool in ports
> (plus a small symlink maker for samba access) and haven't noticed
> issues like this.
> On the otherhand I find it can take a long time to make a snapshot
> (during which time no FS access is allowed).
> Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
> for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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