Subject: Re: dump(8) behaviour
To: Greywolf <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/07/2004 22:35:33
On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 01:32:55PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> [Thus spake Manuel Bouyer ("MB: ") 7:59pm...]
> MB: BTW, I think dump should support using fss(4) to run from a stable device.
> MB: Adding this functionality to dump is on my todo list.
> >From fss(4):
>      The fss(4) driver is experimental.  Be sure you have a backup before you
>      use it.
> Kinda defeats the purpose, doesn't it?

You have the previous backup, which worked.
And if it's never used, bugs won't be fixed :)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference