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Date:      Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:07:43 -0500
From:      Mike Tancsa <mike@sentex.net>
To:        Chris Maness <chris@chrismaness.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Dump/Restore for system migration
Message-ID:  <54BD55FF.6060102@sentex.net>
In-Reply-To: <CANnsUMESEWsEXyyKwqyrnTMiEEYuExTgD0Z4NBuJF0cYSWDChQ@mail.gmail.com>
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On 1/19/2015 1:50 PM, Chris Maness wrote:
> I have used dump/restore for system migration a couple of time and noticed
> it is pretty good, but every once in a while it will miss or corrupt a
> file.  Is there a better way to do this?  I would imagine having a system
> mounted r/o would help, but this is not always possible.  Is there a way to

Are you using -L when doing the dump ?  I dont think there is a built in 
way to checksum things, but moving to zfs is one of the benefits as 
there are many more such safety features

	---Mike


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