@martin @hoper There's nothing magical :) it's basically having 2 btrfs partitionned drives, making a snapshot of a subvolume and sending that read-only snapshot from one to the other disk. That prevent us from the use a of a tool like rsync as there's an option to send only the increment when you already have subvolumes on the other drive. Based on : https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Incremental_Backup
In m'y mind, a snapshot is not a clone. It's just a sort of "diff" of two devices. Something that you can't separate from it's source.
So I dont understand how you can have a filesystem somewhere, and a snapshot of it elsewhere that can be usefull. A copy, yes. Easy. But a snapshot ? Guess there is plenty of things I dont understand about btrfs.
Maybe the first reason for me to not like it :o)
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!