dump(8) file format

John Howie john at thehowies.com
Fri Jan 30 19:59:02 UTC 2015

Hi Moritz,

BCc’ing freebsd-questions.

Bizarre. It is in the HTML man pages on freebsd.org. It is not truly much 
help - it just gives you an overview.

Have you tried looking at the source code, under /usr/src?



On 1/30/15, 11:55 AM, "Moritz Wilhelmy" <moritz at wzff.de> wrote:

>Hi John,
>On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 19:49:50 +0000, John Howie wrote:
>> Hi Moritz,
>> Try: man 5 dumpfile
>On my FreeBSD 10.0 machine there is no such manpage, and the SEE ALSO
>section in the dump(8) manual page does not mention anything like it,
>hence the question.
>$ man 5 dumpfile
>No manual entry for dumpfile
>$ man 5 dump
>No manual entry for dump
>$ man -k dumpfile
>dumpfile: nothing appropriate
>Best regards,

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