> From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-
> boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Robert Watzlavick
> I have two external USB hard drives
> that I use to back up the contents of the ZFS raidz on alternating
> months. The USB hard drives use EXT3 so they are connected to a Linux
> box which in turn connects to the raidz over NFS. Occasionally, I use
> the checksum option on rsync (rsync -ainc) to make sure everything on
> the USB hard drives match before I perform the real rsync back from the
> raid to the USB disk and that's when I noticed the changes.
I would suggest finding a way to connect the external disks directly to the
ZFS server, and start using zfs send instead.
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