Dump snapshot of UFS2 filesystem, then gzip it

dump -0Lauf - /dev/adXsYz | gzip > /path/to/adXsYz.dump.gz
Opens a snapshot of a live UFS2 filesystem, runs dump to generate a full filesystem backup which is run through gzip. The filesystem must support snapshots and have a .snap directory in the filesystem root. To restore the backup, one can do zcat /path/to/adXsYz.dump.gz | restore -rf -

2010-07-19 00:54:40

What Others Think

Come on, why that gzip? dump is compiled with libgz, so just add the '-z' option
oernii3 · 617 weeks and 5 days ago
@unixmonkey10432 Dump in FreeBSD takes different options than dump in Linux (compare http://linux.about.com/od/commands/l/blcmdl8_dump.htm with http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=dump&sektion=8)
tensorpudding · 617 weeks and 4 days ago
The ufs 2 file system and the details are given here. I’m so glad to find this website from here which go to this website will be helpful for people who are working in the network field.How many of you are working in these type of areas.I think you should also share the information regarding this programming languages through such platforms for public help
leonamargret · 17 weeks and 6 days ago

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