continuous backup solution for FreeBSD

Nate Eldredge neldredge at
Wed Oct 8 18:34:14 UTC 2008

On Wed, 8 Oct 2008, Evren Yurtesen wrote:

> Thanks again for pointing out snapshots. It is more or less suitable :)

I'll just warn you that if you're planning to use snapshots for your own 
purposes, to first do an extensive stress test on a non-critical machine 
with backed up data.  I've had a lot of problems with snapshots 
occasionally causing deadlocks which hang the machine.  This was under 6.x 
but I had the same problem under many previous versions, so I don't 
necessarily expect that it's fixed.  Also, while it's never happened to 
me, I've heard other people report data corruption.


Nate Eldredge
neldredge at

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