dump, restore and zfs

Bakul Shah bakul at bitblocks.com
Sun Mar 2 07:39:11 UTC 2008

On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 21:56:43 PST John Pettitt <jpp at cloudview.com>  wrote:
> Does anybody know if it's possible to restore a dump of a ufs filesystem 
> to zfs?

Yes. restore doesn't need any internals knowledge of the
target filesystem; it writes files, directories & special
devices normally so it will work on zfs, ext2fs etc. Modulo
features not supported on the target fileystem (such as
flags on zfs).

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