dump/restore don't work, handbook lies

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Sep 1 11:59:05 UTC 2008

On Mon, 1 Sep 2008 02:40:10 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> Did you really run dump on a 'live' filesystem?  The filesystem may be
>> changing under the feet of dump, while it copies data.  That is bound to
>> cause trouble later on.
> but shouldn't make NO files restored, maybe few files that was changed
> while backing up.

Yes that's true of course.  I was merely replying to the obvious error.
Failing to restore *any* files is a different issue.

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