Making UFS snapshots
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Thu Aug 18 11:22:50 GMT 2005
On 2005-08-17 16:32, Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at nber.org> wrote:
> I notice on this list that Garance Drosehn
> <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?p06230924bf1c752ccf7f> reports making
> a snapshot of a 4 gigabyte filesystem in less than one second. We have a
> 859 gigabyte filesystem and snapshots take about 75 minutes to complete.
Making a snapshot is not very slow if the disk is relatively idle at the
time. Perhaps this is what's biting you?
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