Why this script does not work as expected ?

Kirk Strauser kirk at strauser.com
Sat Feb 17 21:05:04 UTC 2007

On Saturday 17 February 2007 12:36, Pierre-Francois LAURAND wrote:

> /usr/bin/time /usr/bin/nice -n 20 /sbin/dump -C 16 -0 -f- /vol1 | \
>    /usr/bin/nc -v s-backup 24864

Try the "-a" option to dump, which tells it to output until it receives a 
write error.  Otherwise, it tries to chop up the dumps into tape-sized pieces 
(even when writing to stdout), and the default tape size seems to be tiny.
Kirk Strauser
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