[OpenAFS] 'vos backup' would create a file bigger than 2Gb

Turbo Fredriksson turbo@bayour.com
24 May 2002 08:19:50 +0200

On Fri, 24 May 2002, security@xauth.net wrote:
> You can't dump in chunks, but you might try something like:
> To Backup: $ vos dump root.cell | gzip > root-cell-backup.gz

This was done on my first attempt, but the machine isn't that very
fast (it's 'only' a dual PII/333MHz, with A LOT of users doing A LOT
of things :).

Backing up takes WAY to long. That 'vos dump VOL.backup' also locks
the VOL volume don't help matters!

So using gzip isn't an option.

> Or try using the little C program (see below) I whipped up that
> saves STDIN into multiple files with a maximum size

I'll try this, thankx...
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