Filesystem dump incremental?
matthias at d2ux.net
Thu May 17 16:03:23 UTC 2012
Thanks Mike and Matthew,
the -u switch was what I missed. It now works fine.
On 17.05.2012 13:52, Mike Clarke wrote:
> On Thursday 17 May 2012, Matthias Petermann wrote:
>> dump -a -1 -f /mnt/da0/backup-compaq.1.dump /
> Try a new full backup with
> dump -0aLuf /mnt/da0/backup-compaq.1.dump /
> then for the incremental use
> dump -1aLuf /mnt/da0/backup-compaq.1.dump /
> The option you're missing is "u", but "L" is worth using as well when
> you're backing up a mounted filesystem.
> You could hack the contents of /etc/dumpdates to avoid having to repeat
> the level zero dump if you know the date and time when the original one
> was started.
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