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Re: backup up large disks

Thomas Dodd <ted cypress com>@cypress.com on 05/09/2000 08:30:52 AM

Please respond to redhat-install-list redhat com

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To:   redhat-install-list redhat com
Subject:  Re: backup up large disks

Gene L Reynolds/GYR/CC01/INEEL/US wrote:
> Thank you for the help.  I do have a 20 gb drive on the system. In my
> example I did leave off a couple of digits in the size field and it
> calculated the tapes wrong, however I tried it correctly with - a option,
> the correct size option and also the blocking factor changed.  To no
> avail!!!.  I have other disks on another machine that fail the same
> Im glad I tried it today to test it.  After some experimenting I find
> the dump command always fails with a disk slice somewhere between six and
> seven gb. I dont get it.. again here is the failure on a different

Contack the dump maintainer. Check freashmeat for a
newer version of dump. File a bug report with RedHat.
Grab the SRPM and look at the build process an patches
RedHat added. Something is wrong.

Is this for 6.2 (zoot)? Thy the 6.1 and 6.0
versions (if they are different).


--Thank you Thomas, I am still running 6.1.  I will follow up with your
suggestions    .


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