ZFS snapdir readability (Crosspost)

Borja Marcos borjam at sarenet.es
Thu Nov 21 15:10:16 UTC 2019

> On 21 Nov 2019, at 15:59, Alan Somers <asomers at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Thanks, so it’s a new feature from ZoL. I am running the stock ZFS. 
> Is it really intended to work or just some misunderstanding?
> ZFS originally didn’t offer any mechanism to mount snapshots explicitly. Except by cloning. 
> No, that is incorrect.  You've always been able to mount snapshots that way.  It's not a new feature.

Oops sorry! For some reason I was convinced it wasn’t possible. 

Still odd that “zfs mount” doesn’t support it. 

My apologies! Clearly I need more coffee today.


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