Subject: Re: dump and FileSystem Buffer Cache
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/09/2005 16:08:34
On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 06:53:45PM -0500, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> Is NetBSD in some way immune to this kind of thing?
> What are the alternatives?

Last I checked, NetBSD's dump is not immune to this problem.
I think that filesystem snapshots could help, but I don't fully
understand them.  For example, will they be integrated with
applications, so you could tell PostgreSQL to "get its house in order"
and keep it that way until a filesystem snapshot is created?