Dumping /usr to samba mounted drive
gayn.winters at bristolsystems.com
Fri Feb 3 07:17:09 PST 2006
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of
> Mike Loiterman
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 6:05 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: RE: Dumping /usr to samba mounted drive
> Mike Loiterman <mailto:mike at ascendency.net> wrote:
> > I'm having trouble dumping /usr to a samba mounted drive.
> > The process dies over processing 4 gigs worth of data.
> > My other partitions dump fine, but they're all less than 4 gigs.
> > This is the error I'm getting:
> > DUMP: Date of this level 0 dump: Fri Feb 3 03:31:05 2006
> > DUMP: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch
> > DUMP: Dumping snapshot of /dev/ar0s1f (/usr) to
> > /mnt/backup/usr-dump-l0
> > DUMP: mapping (Pass I) [regular files]
> > DUMP: mapping (Pass II) [directories]
> > DUMP: estimated 10943850 tape blocks.
> > DUMP: dumping (Pass III) [directories]
> > DUMP: dumping (Pass IV) [regular files]
> > DUMP: 6.73% done, finished in 1:09 at Fri Feb 3 04:45:29 2006
> > DUMP: 14.92% done, finished in 0:57 at Fri Feb 3 04:38:12 2006
> > DUMP: 22.98% done, finished in 0:50 at Fri Feb 3 04:36:27 2006
> > DUMP: 31.37% done, finished in 0:43 at Fri Feb 3 04:34:56 2006
> > DUMP: write error 4194320 blocks into volume 1
> > The same thing happens, although I get different errors, if I
> > use bzip2 or gunzip to compress the partition as it is being
> > dumped. It obviously gets a lot further since it's
> > compressed, but it still dies right around 4 gigs.
> > How can I fix this? Is this a samba limitation?
> BTW, I'm running:
> FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE
> Samba 2.2.12_2
> And transfering to unix formated drived mounted under Mac OS X 10.4.4.
> Would upgrading to Samba 3.x help?
> Mike Loiterman
Have you tried generating a file of size > 4GB on your mac mini?
Bristol Systems Inc.
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