dump/restore with ufs2

Ceri Davies ceri at submonkey.net
Thu Dec 30 09:54:27 PST 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 01:23:50PM -0500, Brian Szymanski wrote:
> When I run the following script, I get a warning message, and I'm
> wondering if it's ignorable or indicates there is a little more work to be
> done in getting dump/restore happy with ufs2...
> $ cd /altroot
> $ dump -L -0 -a -f - /dev/$ROOT | restore -rf -
>   ...
> warning: ./.snap: File exists
> Does this mean my snapshots are being overwritten on the target disk? And
> if so, that's a good thing, right?

That's just a warning that .snap already exists in the current directory
(which is because it gets created by newfs); the contents will remain
unaffected since snapshots are not dumped (I believe).

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former.			  -- Einstein (attrib.)
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