UFS snapshot weirdness
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Feb 12 12:42:03 UTC 2008
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Eirik Øverby wrote:
> I am at a total loss here. Is it re-using the first snapshot I ever
> made of this filesystem, even though I've removed it? Didn't I
> understand how to create/remove snapshots? Is this a bug?
Sure the old md isn't hanging around by mistake or some such?
I have had people recover many files using the snapshot tool in ports
(plus a small symlink maker for samba access) and haven't noticed
issues like this.
On the otherhand I find it can take a long time to make a snapshot
(during which time no FS access is allowed).
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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