Approx. restore time estimate

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Mon Sep 14 22:07:56 UTC 2009

On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, jaymax wrote:

> I do not expect an exact or precise answer here, given all the subjective
> & dependent parameters.
> Just a rough ballpark approximation, what time frame should a restore occur
> in?
> param :-
> an ~1Ghz system, running 6.x O/S, dumpfile ~ 30 Gb, UFS2 file systems w/
> default blocksize, target directory 400 Gb w/ > 190 Gb free capacity,
> minimal use system booted from Fixit
> Just wanted to get an idea if I am going anywhere or workig fast being
> stuck somewhere or nowhere.

I cannot begin to give you a number in the ballpark, all I can tell you is
that restore *is* very, very slow and lacks reassuring progress indicators.

Lars Eighner
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