Re: Live-snapshot questions
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On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 12:11:55AM +0200, Marco Amadori wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 October 2008 20:47:10 email@example.com wrote:
> > I have two questions wrt to live-snapshot (well, two-and-a-half :)
> > Am I doing something wrong? Or is there a buglet somewhere?
> Maybe this is a regression, I'll check, anyway I'm rewriting that part, I will
> ping you back when I'm finished.
> > (2) Do I have to do anything special to have separate "live" and "home"
> > snapshots? [...]
> It could be handly to have just the home snapshot, the use case is if you use
> your live system to actually do some work, which probably ends in /home, so
> you just save your user environment;
Yes, I understood that. I was a bit puzzled about the scripts taking
into account the possibility to have *both* at the same time (and the
whole construction having just *one* COW, thus in some way contradicting
> another way to use them both is to have
> the home snapshot and the root snapshot with the /etc/live-snapshot.list
...you provided light here. Thanks :-)
> > (3) Now to the half-question: I would like to take another kind of
> > snapshots: rsync snapshots over the net. Would there be interest in
> > it?
> Yes, they could be handy, mostly for slow network where having a full network
> persistence could be overkill (the snapshot feature was first wrote because
> full persistence was damn slow on usb sticks).
OK, I'll ping back when I have something ready.
- -- tomás
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