Snapshots in Freebsd 5.x
cstll at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 14 16:07:19 PDT 2005
Very interesting; thanks for the info.
I have been able to mount the snapshot and retrieve the data while the
system is running as mentioned on the article but ultimately I would like to
restore entire partitions (from a system crash, for example).
Is it possible? How can it be acomplished? On single-user-mode maybe?
Your help is much appreciated.
>From: Alec Berryman <alec at thened.net>
>To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: Snapshots in Freebsd 5.x
>Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 16:50:18 -0400
>jlkjlk 64654654ut on 2005-04-14 11:08:46 -0700:
> > How do you restore an entire partition from a snapshot file in
> > Freebsd5.3? I want to be able to be able to replace the entire
> > data, let's say on /var, with the data on the snapshot file. Could
> > you please let me know if this is possible? How can I acomplish it?
> > Your help is much appreciated.
>Not a direct answer to your question, but you'll want to read it if
>you're doing snapshots.
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