[sheepdog-users] collie cluster snapshot

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 10:19:36 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 01:37:32PM +0000, Andrew J. Hobbs wrote:
> Question on usage for this.  I've attempted to do this on a mounted SMB 
> share.  It seems cluster snapshots need xattr support as well? Is that 
> necessary?  I have a number of large shares available on servers that 
> would seem a perfect spot to place a cluster snapshot.
> Can a cluster snapshot be taken, then moved to a SMB type share for 
> backup reasons?  IE: Could I move such a saved snapshot and restore 
> without silent issues due to attributes not being preserved?

How is cluster snapshot working? Could you share us how much deduplication it
can achieve?


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