Re: Dumping a remote Filesystem

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On Tuesday 28 December 2004 21:47, [email protected] wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 03:48:02PM +0000, Tony Molloy wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is it possible to dump a remotely mounted NFS filesystem to a local
> > tape drive.
> >

> >
> > Tony Molloy.
>
> Seems to me it should work, but I haven't used dump ever on a linux
> machine. It seems to me the critical test would be to try to do this
> with a filesystem on the local machine. If that works then nfs is the
> problem . If it does not work than the dump command is the problem.
> --

Aaron,

Seems to me it should work as well. Local dumps to the tape drive work 
OK so the dump command itself is not the problem. It's the interaction 
between the dump command and a NFS mounted volume.

Tony


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Tony Molloy.

Dept. of Comp. Sci.
University of Limerick


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