[OpenAFS] Undelete support feedback request
Christopher D. Clausen
Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:05:31 -0600
Jeffrey Hutzelman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Friday, December 08, 2006 01:09:04 PM -0600 "Christopher D.
> Clausen" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Jason Edgecombe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Being able to have snapshots of a volume or multiple backups of a
>>> volume from different times.
>>> I think the simplest approach would be to clone a volume and give a
>>> new but predictable name like vol.backup1 or vol.b20061207
>> Can't this be done right now with vos copy to the vol.b20061207 name?
>> Or am I missing something obvious?
> 'vos copy' does not produce a copy-on-write clone
Oh, right. Very true. However, a vos copy can exist on a seperate file
server from the original cloned volume, which may or may not be more
useful than saving the diskspace.