Help Failing Disk Problem

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Mon Nov 5 16:22:30 PST 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 02:40:36PM -0800, FX Charpentier wrote:

> Roland,
> The mention of dump '-L' in your email below has caught my attention.
> Pardon my ignorance, but what is the '-L' option?
> I looked it up in the man pages but wasn't able to find any mention of it.
> Can you point me in the right direction?

It stands for 'Live' and causes dump to do some snapshotting if you
are running from multi user.   It is not really meaningful if you
are running in single user mode, but can help reduce confusion if
files change during a dump on a live multi user mode system.


> Thanks,
> - FX

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