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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 tomas@tuxteam.de 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.

Thanks, Marco.

> >  (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
that), but...

>                                      another way to use them both is to have 
> the home snapshot and the root snapshot with the /etc/live-snapshot.list 
> feature.

...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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