non-interactive dump

perryh at perryh at
Mon Jul 9 02:13:55 UTC 2007

> > 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. 

In principle, when dumping to a sequence of volumes on a removable
device, it could watch for the device to become not-ready and then
ready again.

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