SCSI Shock Advice !

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Sep 21 09:36:13 PDT 2004

Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at> writes:

> By the way, I notice that in the FAQ on moving to a "huge disk"
> it uses the 'x' switch on the restore and I think it is more
> appropriate to use 'r'.    So,  'restore rf -'  as I indicate in
> my post instead of   'restore xf -' as in the faq.  
> Actually, it might work either way, but I think 'r' is more correct.

It will, indeed, work either way, but the "r" flag will do a newfs.
Because the example had already done a newfs, this is redundant (and
wipees out any special parameters you may have used in the original
newfs invocation).

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