Re: CheckFS: Checkpoints and Block Level Incremental Backup (BLIB)

From: Amit S. Kale
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 01:52:30 EST

On Sunday 24 Jul 2005 8:44 pm, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >Maybe you want to put your development machines on ext*2* while doing
> >this ;-). Or perhaps reiserfs/xfs/something.
> Or perhaps into at the VFS level, so any fs can benefit from it.

We thought about that. While it's possible to do that, it would need hooks
into all filesystems etc. Definitely worth trying once we get some more basic
stuff working for ext3

After all the things that need to be saved at the time of taking a checkpoint
for any filesystem would be the superblock and inode table (or their
equivalents). Everything else is automatically taken care of.

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