dump aborts; backsup device size issue?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Jun 2 21:03:11 UTC 2014
Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> writes:
> I have an external hard drive connected by eSATA; it looks like this:
> used free
> /dev/gpt/backup 451G 10G 405G 3% /backup
> However, when running dump this morning I got:
> /backup clean
> Disk mounted
> Using /backup/Mon
> Dumping to /backup/Mon/root
> DUMP: Date of this level 0 dump: Mon Jun 2 01:59:03 2014
> DUMP: Date of last level 0 dump: the epoch
> DUMP: Dumping snapshot of /dev/gpt/root (/) to 2014.Jun.2.root.dump
> DUMP: mapping (Pass I) [regular files]
> DUMP: Cache 32 MB, blocksize = 65536
> DUMP: mapping (Pass II) [directories]
> DUMP: estimated 1067897 tape blocks.
> DUMP: dumping (Pass III) [directories]
> DUMP: dumping (Pass IV) [regular files]
> DUMP: End of tape detected
> DUMP: Closing 2014.Jun.2.root.dump
> DUMP: Change Volumes: Mount volume #2
> DUMP: fopen on /dev/tty fails: Device not configured
> DUMP: The ENTIRE dump is aborted.
> (System =
> FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #1 r264673: Sat Apr 19 09:43:10 EDT 2014 amd64
> So ... trying to dump < 2 gybtes onto 405 free and "end of
> tape"? I'm confused.
> (I could reformat the disk, but I'd like to avoid that if possible.)
And you've said you *did* use the -a option; could you show the rest of
the command line?
Can you make a snapshot manually and then dump that?
More information about the freebsd-questions