left over restore file restoresymtable
jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Feb 25 14:32:14 UTC 2010
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:35:49AM +0800, Aiza wrote:
> The man for restore says this.
> Note that restore leaves a file restoresymtable in the root
> directory to pass information between incremental restore passes.
> This file should be removed when the last incremental has been restored.
> What root directory is this talking about?
> If system is booted from cd or dvd then this file can not be written to
> /root of the booted system.
> Does this message really mean its written to /root of the just restored
> file system /
It is in the root of whatever filesystem you just restored.
That essentially means the mount point value.
If you have just restored /usr
(correctly by doing: cd /usr restore -rf ...)
then it will be in /usr.
Don't worry about it. There is no harm in leaving it there
until you get around to it. It just uses up space.
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