Subject: Re: dump(8) behaviour
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/07/2004 22:07:29
On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 07:58:39PM +0200, Martin J. Laubach wrote:
>   Has anybody seen anything like this before? It happens to me
> every now and then it seems (the backup worked for quite some
> time, and now doesn't anymore)
>   It looks as if dump got in some kind of loop and never
> finishes (usually that disk is dumped in an hour or two,
> I interrupted the dump after 10 hours).
> 	mjl

Do you have sbin/dump/tape.c >= 1.42 ?
There was a signal race where the childs stopped sending data.
Jürgen Hannken-Illjes -