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Date:      Tue, 21 May 2013 10:08:20 -0700
From:      Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>
To:        freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: setup journaling for root partition
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On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 8:20 AM, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

On Tue, 21 May 2013, Arthur Chance wrote:
>
>  On 05/21/13 15:46, Michael Sierchio wrote:
>>
>>> AFAIK Softupdates journaling still breaks snapshot functionality - which
>>> makes it unusable for me. I wouldn't assume that the O.P. doesn't want we
>>> he's asking for.
>>>
>>
>> Good point, I'd forgotten that problem as I don't use UFS snapshots. I
>> can imagine it would be a killer for some people.
>>
>
> It is, especially if you use dump/restore.
>

Or tarsnap (which is what we use for backups here), or... there are many
use cases for snapshots.

- M



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