Subject: Re: Dump hangs
To: Wojciech Puchar , <email@example.com>
From: Yoseff Francus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/28/2002 15:59:33
Solution to described problem below.
-b 1000 is the max allowed and does seem to make the dump faster. Just
remember to also use the same -b 1000 when doing a restore.
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > Subject: Re: Dump hangs
> > The -r 0 worked for a 250MB filesystem but eventually dump hung
> > on a 1.8GB filesystem. However, a combo of -b 1000 and -r 0 worked
> > for the larger fs
> never been aware that so large -b can be used?
> does it speed up dump /makes disk load smaller too ?
> BTW i have 56G partition and dump works fine with:
> /sbin/dump $1 -u -h 0 -B 1800000 -b 32 -r 128 -L "wojtek" -f /dev/rst0 /
> -B 1800000 is needed as my DDS drive can't report tape end reliably.