ddb and dump devices

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 11:00:16 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 9:38 PM, Ryan Stone <rysto32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think a better idea would be to dump over the network to another
> server.  We do that at $(WORK) for diskless machines and it's quite
> effective.  Currently what we have is very rough and only implemented
> on 6.1, but if I get some time this weekend I'll try to clean it up
> and provide a patch against HEAD.

Network dumping is definitely desired and should perhaps be the
primary focus, but there are situations I could see where networking
isn't possible for infrastructure or policy reasons.

How does your group configure the system to dump to network shares (I
presume nfs)?


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