peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Tue Feb 24 04:01:44 PST 2004
> You would need to use piping to restore the backup, though and that can
> get tricky if your new system that you need to restore the data to isn't
> sized the same as the old and isn't using the same version of dump.
Woha, timeout. Are you saying 'dump' produces files in a format *not*
guaranteed to work with 'restore' on another system if it is not running the
exact same version of FreeBSD? Or having the same file system size?
I had always assumed - given that it's a backup tool - that the format of the
dump was portable.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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