On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 18:16:45 +0200 Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> What I would recommend is to buy a large harddisk with a USB > connection and use that to store your backups. Make your backups with > the dump(8) command, and compress the dump using gzip(1). E.g. to > dump the root partition: > > dump -0 -a -C 8 -h 0 -L -u -f - / |gzip > >/where/to/put/root-0-20080409.gz OK. Right. And what is exactly the command for restore? Something like "gunzip dumpfile.gz | restore rf dumpfile" Or what. Compressing is nice but the use of gzip is always a bit confusing to me. -- Dick Hoogendijk -- PGP/GnuPG key: 01D2433D ++ http://nagual.nl/ + SunOS sxde 01/08 ++ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"