Backup using dump and restore from dvd - restore cd loaded to ram drive?

Joe Holden joe at
Mon Feb 12 10:17:36 UTC 2007

knizek at wrote:
> Hi list!
> I plan to use a full backup of my working desktop FreeBSD 6.2 STABLE
> with:
> dump -0LuB 100000 -f backup.0,backup.1,backup.2 /
> It would be possible to use some linux distro, but support for UFS2 is
> required (I recall that MoviX has worked like this - but its purpose
> was playing films...).

You will need a live cd, such as FreeSBIE.


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