[OpenAFS] Volume stays offline

Frank Burkhardt fbo2@gmx.net
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 21:00:44 +0100

On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 05:32:35PM +0100, Hartmut Reuter wrote:
> >Maybe there's a chance to get the files back from a volume-dump.
> >Is there a tool which is able to extract files out of a volume dump
> >or are files in a volume staying offline lost without a chance
> >to restore them from a backup?
> you may use dumptool which is compiled in src/tests. It allows you to 
> navigate inside the dump by cd  and to save single
> files to disk.

frank@orinocco:/SCR > ls -la m6.dump
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root     9946560538 Dec 13 17:43 "m6.dump"
frank@orinocco:/SCR > dumptool -f m6.dump
open of dumpfile m6.dump failed: File too large

dumptool seems to be useful for small files (< 2G ?) only :-( .