Dump Help

Jean-Paul Natola jnatola at familycareintl.org
Tue Nov 22 14:38:41 GMT 2005

Hi all, 

I'm trying to utilize dump to copy the entire disc to a network  drive , so
that in the event of hardware failure I can just restore to a new machine

Here's the output of df
Filesystem     Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/ad0s1a    248M     35M    193M    15%    /
devfs          1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
/dev/ad0s1e    248M     12K    228M     0%    /tmp
/dev/ad0s1f    4.9G    651M    3.8G    14%    /usr
/dev/ad0s1d    248M     59M    169M    26%    /var
devfs          1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /var/named/dev
total          5.6G    745M    4.4G    14%

here's the command I ran 

dump / -0aL -f /usr/home/H/bsd_bkp/1116 /

it runs well   it says  dump complete 

but my file only turns out to be 37,314,560 bytes

what am I missing ,  Ideally I would like ( I think I would at least) the
WHOLE disk to be backed up....

Freebsd 5.4

Jean-Paul Natola
Network Administrator
Information Technology
Family Care International
588 Broadway Suite 503
New York, NY 10012
Phone:212-941-5300 xt 36
Fax:  212-941-5563
Mailto: Jnatola at Familycareintl.org 

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