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Re: xfsdump/xfsrestore problem in the 1.0.1 release

To: Brent A Nelson <brent@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsdump/xfsrestore problem in the 1.0.1 release
From: ivanr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Ivan Rayner)
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 10:07:48 +1000
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <200107121451.f6CEplS09516@jen.americas.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Steve Lord wrote:

> > Under release 1.0.1, I noticed a problem with xfsdump/xfsrestore that
> > wasn't there in 1.0 (although it did fix an OOPS, and the earlier SUID
> > problem).  Doing an xfsdump of / piped to a restore on another partition,
> > I noticed that the /dev directory didn't transfer correctly.  The major
> > numbers on all the devices were set to 0.
> >
> > It seems that I must have read about this problem being fixed before, so
> > I'm guessing the CVS version of xfsdump doesn't have this problem?
> Yes, there is a problem here, I just replicated it locally on the current
> cvs kernel and xfsdump/restore packages. A mknod on its own creates the
> correct information, so this is either dump not getting the correct info
> out of the kernel, or an issue between dump and restore themselves.

I'll look into it.


Ivan Rayner

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