core dump with dump command in single user mode

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Feb 14 06:09:02 PST 2006

Joe Auty <joe at> writes:

> Hello,
> Following the instructions here:
> index.html  I did a:
Those directions are a little outdated, but the problem is really just
that you didn't follow the directions closely enough:

> dump -0f - /usr | restore -rf - /backup/usr

should have been more like

dump -0f - /usr | (cd /backup/usr;restore -xf - )

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