non-interactive dump

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun Jul 8 20:14:17 UTC 2007

In the last episode (Jul 09), Dinesh Pandian said:
> Hello guys,
> quick question..
> Is there a way to tell dump to do it's working without
> it asking "Is the new volume mounted and ready to go?: ("yes" or "no")"
> everytime it changes mount points?

How else can it tell when you've swapped in new media?  If it
automatically continued it would just overwrite the previous segment. 
I'm assuming you're dumping to some removable media, like multiple USB
hard drives or something, that you plug in one at a time?

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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