Subject: Re: other backup technologies?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Kevin P. Neal <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/1997 20:45:37
At 02:06 PM 1/5/97 -0500, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
>Did you try mounting the filesystem-to-be-restored in async mode?
>Dump reads from the raw device; restore writes through the filesystem,
>and every file create involves a bunch of synchronous writes..

Uh, why?

What's wrong with a fs-neutral dump? Is restore fs-neutral?
XCOMM Kevin P. Neal, Junior, Comp. Sci.    -
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