[zfs-discuss] Re: ZVol Space Usage questions

elventear elventear at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 00:27:35 EST 2011

On Dec 5, 11:25 pm, elventear <elvent... at gmail.com> wrote:
> data/shared without snapshots uses about 825G. If I create a single
> snapshot is says it uses 1.29TB. Why is that? My expectations were
> that a ZFS snapshot would use much less space.

To clarify, as soon as I take the snapshot, the ZVol used space grows
by 400G. This is a volume that is barely doing anything, not much data
turnover, either copying or deleting.

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