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Using OpenSolaris and ZFS with Time Machine

In earlier posts I described how to set up a file server using OpenSolaris and ZFS. This proved to be a very good choice, at least for me, and it made sense to make this file server be the destination … Continue reading

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Comparing Drobo and DroboShare to an OpenSolaris storage server

In my previous entry I recalled the trial of recovering from a corrupted HFS+J volume that contained my Time Machine backups. During that process, I became aware of some of the drawbacks of the storage appliance on which my backups … Continue reading

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Time Machine and invalid sibling link, now what?

Last month I was playing around with the timedog script to determine where all the disk space was going on my Time Machine backups. I had mounted the remote disk image using hdiutil attach, when a few minutes later Time … Continue reading

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