[linux-lvm] dump/restore on a regular file?

Brant Katkansky lists at katkansky.org
Sat Jan 17 02:18:01 UTC 2004

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 12:20:37PM +0530, kanika nema wrote:
> hi,
> I wanted to use the dump/restore using the backup as a regular file, 
> instead of the tape. I read the manpages and the documentation on 
> dump/restore..but i cant figure out how to do it on a regular file.

try this:

dump -0 -f dump.out /dev/xxx

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