Making UFS snapshots

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Aug 18 11:22:50 GMT 2005

On 2005-08-17 16:32, Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at> wrote:
> I notice on this list that Garance Drosehn
> <> 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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