Backup and FreeBSD/ZFS

Svein Skogen (Listmail Account) svein-listmail at
Wed Feb 3 19:21:46 UTC 2010

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On 03.02.2010 19:14, LoH wrote:
> If my memory serves, you're looking at something similar to taking a
> snapshot and then sending it to the tape device, so zfs send <snapshot>
> | (tape device access). This, IIRC, is functionally identical to
> dump/restore.

Except for one smallish detail. Dump handles "tape is full, switch to
next one" in a relatively painless way... Let's just say that ...
there's a reason I've invested in an autoloader for my home server (it
will, among other things, hold about a terabyte of Nikon .NEF files if
that means anything)


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