dump/restore don't work, handbook lies

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Mon Sep 1 02:00:55 UTC 2008

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008 18:53:36 -0500
"J.D. Bronson" <jd_bronson at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> dump -C 32 -0Lf - / | ( cd /mnta ; restore xf - )

One minor caveat: dumping a live filesystem require dump to take a
snapshot, which in turn require soft-updates to be turned-on. The
default in sysinstall is to enable it for everything but the root

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