Backup


Exclude ZFS filesystems from zfs-auto-snapshot on Ubuntu and remove them 2

Just ran into this quick blurb… zfs set com.sun:auto-snapshot=false butank/DATA/backups So I have backups running to a secondary storage ZFS pool in my server and today I realized my disk space was consumed by ZFS snapshots.  I thought, there’s no way even my backups are using that much data, even […]


Carbon Copy Cloner backup saves productivity and downtime during OSX Mountain Lion upgrade 2

Carbon Copy Cloner backup saves productivity and downtime during OSX Mountain Lion upgrade because of a damaged disk error. I could’t wait, I had to install OSX Mountain Lion on my main, production MacBook Pro.  Yeah, shouldn’t have done that.  Well, I had a Mac Mini that I already upgraded […]


Netatalk Time Machine backups to Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Lucid AFP Network Share Configuration Guide 2

Well… not much of a guide really.  Just a very quick how-to on what I did to get Time Machine on my Macbook Pro with OSX Lion 10.7 to save the backup data to my Linux server network share using AFP, rather than SMB (Windows Share), a Time Capsule, or […]