xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Sun Sep 10 13:05:52 PDT 2006
>/usr is a 33GB HW/Raid partition, how can it possibly hold 6 33GB
>If I mount each one of these, they all report to df that they are indeed 33BB
>How is this magic achieved?
>Is there a doc somewhere with an explaination?
Snapshots only hold the originals of blocks that have changed, but still
look like a complete file system when you mount them.
From man mount:
> Further details can be found in the file at
which should have a pointer to the original paper.
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