It was /dev/ad2s1.
I was able to do a force mount of the partition though and started
recovering the information I was looking for. I am not sure why it is not
allowing it in general but I have access to most of the files right now
which is good. Has anybody had any problems with 6.2 formatted partitions
not wanting to mount in 7?
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 7:45 AM, Jerry McAllister <jerr...@msu.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:06:25AM -0800, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote:
> > > > is there anything specific I should look at for switches or
> > > > just dump /dev/ad2s1 | restore?
> > >
> > > Use: dump 0af - | restore -rf -
> > It would be advisable to read the dump and restore manpages first.
> > In 6.1, and I suspect still in 6.2, "restore -r" should be used only
> > when restoring onto an empty filesystem or loading an incremental on
> > top of such a full restore. If the destination (current directory)
> > is not the root of an empty filesystem, you want "restore -x" or
> > "restore -i" instead.
> I think he was talking about a full filesystem restore in which
> case 'restore -rf' would be correct.
> The man page actually is a tiny bit misleading on the -r.
> You can use it to restore the whole filesystem in any dedicated space
> including any directory. But with -r you just cannot specify which part
> of the filesystem you want to restore, such as a particular directory
> or file. For that you will need -xf which will work for a full filesystem
> too in most cases.
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