Subject: Re: dump problems
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/04/2002 22:47:41
On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 05:15:24PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> i use several old 486's with small HDD (<30MB / partition + swap)
> and on exactly one i have problem with dump (which i use to make backup
> remotely).
> dump does mapping files, mapping directories, dumping directories and
> fails to do "dumping regular files"
> it's doing something generating little load and emitting NO output working
> forever.

Try 'dump -r0'.
There seems to be a problem with the read-ahead cache, which has been solved
on -current.

Manuel Bouyer <>