Subject: Re: How to restore a multi volume dump?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/02/2001 15:27:38
[ On Monday, July 2, 2001 at 07:47:36 (+0200), Matthias Scheler wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: How to restore a multi volume dump?
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 06:18:41PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > That sounds very similar to PR#10826, and to problems I've encountered
> > in the past too.
> That PR is about "pax" not "restore". And I don't think the tape driver
> is responsible for this problem.

I think if you read all of the PR you'll find that it's originally about
"restore" but that it goes on in the Audit-Trail to show that pax also
exhibits the same problem.  Indeed the synopsis is proof enough alone.

My own entry in the Audit-Trail refers to "restore" too, though it's not
explicitly mentioned.

I don't know that it's not the tape driver's fault -- after all the same
problem happens on Sean's DVD RAM.  However it may not be a bug in the
tape/CD drivers, but rather an API discrepancy that's not handled
correctly in either restore or pax (or GNU tar?).

							Greg A. Woods

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