A couple of 5.3 questions
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Sat Nov 13 16:15:40 GMT 2004
Plan to soon move to 5.3 through a backup, fresh install proces..
One of the main reasons I am moving is for the snapshot capability.
Reading the man for MKSNAP_FFS(8) I see
mksnap_ffs mountpoint snapshot_name
Question: Does mountpoint has to be a filesystem or can it be a directory?
For example if I have:
Can I make a snapshot of /usr/home? Or I can only do /usr?
Then I went on to look at how to mount snapshopts, and although found the
info, got a little more confused.
The mount command has in the man page:
This option allows a snapshot of the specified
file system to be taken.
So is mount or mksnap_ffs that makes the snapshot?
The only reason I am trying to get this info is to know if to make a
separate filesystem for files I would like to snapshot.
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