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Date:      Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:13:22 -0700
From:      Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
To:        Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>, Laszlo Danielisz <laszlo_danielisz@yahoo.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD - <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: external hdd
Message-ID:  <150B553F-AED1-45D7-86C9-EB482ED267EC@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <CAE63ME7V+F=+WqLs1wW-bL_s8eDvSBNMziJ9s1A4z+UnUn3VjA@mail.gmail.com>
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Hi--

On Mar 29, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
> On 29 March 2013 18:06, Chuck Swiger <cswiger@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>

Regards,
-- 
-Chuck




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