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Date:      Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:07:43 -0500
From:      Mike Tancsa <>
To:        Chris Maness <>, "" <>
Subject:   Re: Dump/Restore for system migration
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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 Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
Sentex Communications,
Providing Internet services since 1994
Cambridge, Ontario Canada

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