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SubjectRe: I give up
John Stoffel wrote:
> The only sure strategy is to do your dumps in single user mode, with
> only one process touching the filesystem during the backup window.
> This obviously won't fly in a 24x7 environment, so people take their
> calculated chances and run backups with the system live.

That's what snapshots are for.

No need for single user mode or taking chances.

A snapshot gives you a consistent filesystem that you can dump or tar.


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