Help Finding ZFS snapshots
rolnie at bredband.net
Mon Sep 5 16:03:12 UTC 2011
2011-09-05 17:23, Gene skrev:
> On Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:48:22 -0400, Daniel Staal wrote
>> --As of September 5, 2011 8:13:52 AM -0500, Gene is alleged to have said:
>>> Using FreeBSD 8.1, amd64 - I wanted to recover files from a snapshot of
>>> usr/home. Everything I've found via googling refers to a link such as
>> --As for the rest, it is mine.
>> Try "path/.zfs". ;)
>> (Which, on my system, then has a 'snapshot' directory, which holds
>> all the snapshots.)
>> Daniel T. Staal
> No such luck. The following:
> cd /
> ls -R | grep -i "zfs"
> finds only 'zfs' directories in the source tree and ports.
> Other ideas? I know the snapshots exist, I can see 'em with
> "zfs list -t snapshot".
The .zfs directory is normally hidden, so it won't even show up on
You have to either explicitly cd to it or make it visible by
zfs set snapdir=visible <filesystem>
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