[Semibug] Dump on FreeBSD ZFS file system
jondrews at fastmail.com
Thu Sep 23 20:08:06 EDT 2021
Chapter 5 of Absolute FreeBSD, 3rd edition, covers how to do backups. I should have read this first.
On Wed, Sep 22, 2021, at 14:42, Jonathan Drews wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 11:13:17AM -0400, Mike Wayne wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 05:22:43PM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote:
> > Nope. For some (IMO insane) reason, the devs of dump decided not to
> > support the most proven backup system I've been using for 45 years.
> > I don't understand the decision but attempting to get it corrected is
> > hopeless.
> I tried using Luckybackup, which is a frontend to rsync. It doesn't
> work all that well.
> > Use tar. It's not as flexible but it's your only option.
> tar is not all that convienient I guess the best way is just copy over
> the whole /home directory once every couple of days.
> > Note that you can still make UFS filesystems.
> GhostBSD comes withe the ZFS file system. I think I had a choice of
> UFS but it required manually configuration. I know how to do it in
> OpenBSD but not in FreeBSD.
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