Deinstall software

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun May 31 09:24:49 UTC 2009

On Sun, 31 May 2009 11:19:10 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:
> For me it never succeeded, even if it dumps successfully produced output 
> could be unrestorable.
> After getting this twice i stayed away from this great (but nonworking) 
> tool. Backup tool that are not 100% sure is not a backup tool.
> with tar, rsync, whatever - partitioning no longer matters as they work on 
> file/directory abstraction level.

I've recently discovered cpdup on another UFS formatted HDD for
this job. Until now, works good.

I just prefer dump + restore for "cloning" systems because it
explicitely takes care of file attributes and anything; I do use
it usually from hard disk to hard disk, not via storage media
(backup set).

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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