[zfs-discuss] block2file for backing up zvols using rsync

Ryan How ryan at zbit.net.au
Thu May 30 10:46:55 EDT 2013


Have you tried rsyncing /dev/zvol/pool/vol ?


On 30/05/2013 10:15 PM, Daniel Smedegaard Buus wrote:
> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 3:51 AM, Ryan How <ryan at zbit.net.au 
> <mailto:ryan at zbit.net.au>> wrote:
>
>     If anyone wants to back up a zvol using rsync then I made this
>     simple fuse filesystem which mounts the block device as a single
>     image file. You can then use it like any normal file.
>
>     You can get it here
>
>     https://github.com/kartweel/block2file
>
>
> Hi Ryan :)
>
> Just curious: How is it different from rsync'ing /dev/zvol/pool/vol?
>
> Cheers :)
>
>     Cheers, Ryan
>
>

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