dump_snapshot file

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Oct 7 14:35:58 UTC 2009

On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 09:48:19 +0200, Philip Jocks <pjlists at netzkommune.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I had a file /usr/.snap/dump_snapshot being about 15GB in size, which  
> I removed because the partition was filling up.
> The file's date was always rather current, so I'm wondering, what it  
> was for?

Maybe this file came from a background fsck? I noticed this on
one of my former systems that had background_fsck_enable="YES"
and it ran once, but I changed the setting to ="NO". The file
in question was present on the file systems checked.

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