Schedule for Monday's FESCo Meeting (2012-06-18)

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Fri Jun 22 15:21:30 UTC 2012

On 22 June 2012 15:27, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at> wrote:
> a) make a snapshot of the fs, and make it where all changes from now on
> are written to, but do not make it the default snapshot to be mounted
> for the next boot.
> b) make the updates
> c) if the update succeeded make the previously created snapshot the new
> default, otherwise just drop it.

Yes, agreed.

> The result of this will be that the OS will either be in the old state,
> or in the new state, but not in half-way state. This should also allow
> the user to hard reboot any time without any ill-effect.

Right. I was playing with this a bit last night, is there any kind of
informal naming rules when generating the btrfs snapshot name? Should
the date and time be encoded for instance? The process name? Ideas



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