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Re: dump/Restore issues on Indy

To: Robert Rusek <rrusek@teknuts.com>
Subject: Re: dump/Restore issues on Indy
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 11:15:04 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 13 May 2002, Robert Rusek wrote:
> I am having problems doing a restore after a dump.  The dump finishes
> without any problems.  I get an invalid header when doing a restore.
> When I use tar it works great so I know that it is not a hardware
> problem.  I have compiled the lates dump/restore and ef2progs.  

Probably not related to the problem, but using dump on Linux (>= 2.4.x) is
unsafe due to the way the buffer cache works.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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