On 03 November, 2011 - Paul Kraus sent me these 1,3K bytes:

> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:35 AM,  <sbre...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I have got a bunch of corrupted files in various snapshots on my
> > ZFS file backing store. I was not able to recover them so decided
> >  to remove all, otherwise the continuously make trouble for my
> >  incremental backup (rsync, diff etc. fails).
> Why are you backing up the snapshots ? Or perhaps a better question is
> why are you backing them up more than once, as they can't change ?
> What are you trying to accomplish with the snapshots ?
> You can set the snapdir property on the dataset to hidden and it will
> not show up with an ls, even an ls -a, you have to know that the
> ".zfs" directory is there and cd into it blind. This will keep tools
> that walk the directory tree from finding it.
> > zfs get snapdir xxx
> xxx  snapdir   hidden   default
> You would use "zfs set snapdir=hidden <dataset>" to set the parameter.

.. which is default.

Tomas Forsman, st...@acc.umu.se, http://www.acc.umu.se/~stric/
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