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Date:      Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:20:55 -0800
From:      Freddie Cash <fjwcash@gmail.com>
To:        Patrick Proniewski <patpro@patpro.net>
Cc:        freebsd-fs@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: auto-mounting ZFS snapshots
Message-ID:  <AANLkTikNJuJPMJ5Ktwi6TiOjCBr7WGrPN5UfJswAbfCw@mail.gmail.com>
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On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 8:00 AM, Patrick Proniewski <patpro@patpro.net> wrote:
> I'm using freebsd-snapshot to create/destroy a bunch of daily/weekly snapshots
> of my ZFS datasets.
> I would like to make the automount work, so I've configured amd
> accordingly, but strangely it fails:

FreeBSD automounts the "hidden" .zfs filesystem hierarchy where
snapshots are "stored" automatically.  No need for amd.

# zfs set snapdir=visible poolname/fsname
# cd /path/to/fsname/.zfs/snapshot
# ls
# cd snapshot-name

Even a simple "ls
/path/to/fsname/.zfs/snapshot/snapshot-name/somedir/" will cause it to
be mounted.

-- 
Freddie Cash
fjwcash@gmail.com



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