Preserving file permissions with dump and restore

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Feb 5 08:19:59 UTC 2008

> 1) made /store pristine: newfs -U /dev/ad4s1e
> 2) mounted /dev/ad4s1e on /store
> 3) cd into /store
> 4) ran the command: restore -r -uv -f /backup/fullbackup
> 5) remove 'restoresymtable' from /store
> Thanks in advance for your help

you did restore as root? (i think so but just for sure)

it is something wrong with restore then, i used it many times and it 
restore everything.

anyway - rsync is good tool to make exact copy of directory tree

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