I was wondering if 24, 48, 72 hrs or even a lifetime was the order of time. I am now approaching 24 hrs. probably wait until my geriatric years and come back to look at the machine ... lol!!!
Or would I have been better off using dd if=/dev/* of=output/path/filename [options] All other things being equal, would the removal of the "restore" overheads be significant relative to those from dd . Thanks Lars Eighner-2 wrote: > > On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, jaymax wrote: > >> >> Thanks! >> >> That might explain. Is there an alternate process you would recommend >> with >> at least equal reliability. > > I don't know of anything that isn't a bigger can of worms in a file system > of any complexity to speak of. > >> BTW I should have mentioned that I was restoring from a disk file rather >> than from a tape > > I was speaking of disk to disk. > > -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Approx.-restore-time-estimate-tp25443580p25457128.html Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"