the -L in dump

slave-mike slave-mike at
Fri Nov 7 21:32:55 PST 2003

It should.
To test it after running the dump do a
restore -i -f /mnt/backup_drive/ad0backup/main_backup11_03

srenna at wrote:
> Was working my way through dump and was going over what the
> -L switch is used for.  I guess one would use this when you
> are dumping a mounted file system correct?
> Here's what I've been trying to do, dump all of / without
> dumping /tmp, /proc, /mnt, and /entropy.  I've already
> learned to use the nodump flag with some help from a list
> member and now I want my dump to run correctly.
> My commandline is as follows:
> dump -0 -a -f /mnt/backup_drive/ad0backup/main_backup11_03
> -h 0 -L -u /
> Will a command like this dump the entire file system  for
> me for later restore should a complete meltdown happen?
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