Subject: Re: Amanda backups: gtar or dump?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/26/1998 17:03:56
On Mon, 26 Oct 1998, der Mouse wrote:
>> dump: If you're doing a dump of a live filesystem, it's quite
>> possible to produce an unusable dump.
>This is simply a bug in dump, and should be fixed or (insistently)
>reported to the relevant vendor, as the case may be.
If this is a dump bug, it's been there for a *long* time. I've been running
into it since Ultrix 3.0 on a VAX in the late 80's. I'm surprised nobody's
nailed it in this many years.