2009/11/21 Bernt Hansson <be...@bah.homeip.net>: > Matthew Seaman skrev: >> >> Bernt Hansson wrote: >>> >>> Hello list. >>> >>> I've been testing backups with dump, works well BUT >>> -L does not work. For example >>> >>> dump -0 -a -u -L -f /mnt/dump.home.full /dev/ad0s2d >> >> I believe that you need to tell dump the mount point of the file system in >> order for it to create a snapshot, rather than the device file for the >> partition. (ie. snapshotting only makes sense on a mounted read-write >> filesystem). >> >> Also, if you're dumping a snapshotted FS to a local file, then bump up the >> cachesize to improve performance a lot. Add '-C 32' to your command-line. > > Ok. I've tested this > dump -1 -a -u -L -C 64 -h 0 -f /usr/home/bernt/disk2/dump.backup.home.2 > /usr/home > > The error is > mksnap_ffs: Cannot create /usr/home/.snap/dump_snapshot: Invalid argument > dump: Cannot create /usr/home/.snap/dump_snapshot: No such file or directory >
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