external hdd

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Fri Mar 29 23:13:29 UTC 2013


On Mar 29, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
> On 29 March 2013 18:06, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
>> Time Machine is only supported on top of journaled HFS+; I'm not sure how fusefs-hfs is doing on FreeBSD, though.  Or you could setup multiple partitions and have an exFAT partition for data interchange between other OSes.
> Now, unless I got things wrong, I believe you're mistaken.

The key word above which folks might not be paying enough attention towards--
particularly in the context of a backup solution-- is "supported".

> I, for instance, have a Time Machine server running on top of 10.0-CURRENT with ZFS.
> http://www.area536.com/projects/ironclad-time-machine-backups-on-freebsd/

Indeed.  As one might note on that page:

 defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1

#include <std/disclaimer.h>


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