ufs snapshot help

jungle Boogie jungleboogie0 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 17:38:36 UTC 2015

Hi Luca,
On 23 April 2015 at 02:27, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978 at infinito.it> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 6:08 AM, jungle Boogie <jungleboogie0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> While zfs is the better choice for virtually everything, I can't quite
>> support it on my old hardware--plus I want to learn the basics.
> That is: ZFS is not for good for all!
>> Following this simple page:
>> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/snapshots.html
>> # mount -u -o snapshot /var/snapshot/snap /var
>> mount: /var/snapshot/snap: Invalid argument
> I suspect you are trying to snapshot a filesystem that does not exist.
> Do you have a separate filesystem for /var?

You're correct. New installs of FreeBSD don't seem to setup separate
partitions. Did they ever?

> Luca

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