Linux - dump
What are the command line options for the dump command?
dump options arguments filesystem
The options are:
- 0-9: level of backup, does not require any argument
- u: if dump finish successfully, update the /etc/dumpdates file
- s: this option require an argument, which specifies the size of the backup tape in feet (default value is 2400 or 5400) if the C option is also included (C abbreviate for Cartridge) and 5400 is the length of first cartridge tapes. This option is not needed on recent version of dump which can auto-detect the end of tape.
- d: require an argument specifying the density of a tape in byte per inch. The default is 1600 or 1000 when C option is also specified.
- f: this option states that you want to send dump to something other than the default tape drive (for example, to a file or to another device)
- w: simulate
dump 2usfd 2300 /dev/rmt1 6250 /dev/disk1d
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