Re: simple question regarding moving zfs filesystems

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Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 19:37:05 +0100
On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 02:26:22PM -0400, Karl Denninger wrote:
>
>On 5/27/2021 12:03, tech-lists wrote:
>> On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 12:00:32PM +0200, Dimitry Andric wrote:
>>
>>> I think you can use "zfs send -R" to achieve what you want:
>>
>> hm, i'm doing something wrong
>>
>> zfs snapshot -r data_at_total3
>> [this works, returns to # prompt]
>>
>> zfs send -R -n -v data_at_total3 | zfs receive new [here i want a dry-run]
>>
>> I get this error: cannot receive: invalid stream (bad magic number)
>>
>"-n" means "dry run, don't actually do it", so you sent nothing and thus
>receive got nothing.

of course. hence the zfs recv error. I thought somehow it's know about
the recv but it won't as there's a pipe

thanks again

-- 
J.

Received on Thu May 27 2021 - 18:37:05 UTC

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