strange behavior of restore(8)

Victor Sudakov vas at
Mon Oct 24 14:14:08 UTC 2011

Warren Block wrote:
> >Lo and behold! On an amd64 system with 8GB RAM and 2 2.66GHz Xeon
> >CPUs, "restore -rNf home.dmp" has successfully completed after 3 hours
> >15 minutes.
> What are the specs for the system that wrote the dumpfile originally 

8.2-RELEASE-p3 amd64, 8GB RAM and 2xXeon 2.66GHz

> and the system that couldn't restore it?

FreeBSD 6.4-RELEASE-p10 i386, 256M RAM, Pentium II 350.80MHz (yes,
it's pretty old).

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
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