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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 10:16:10 +1000
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.4.32.0107131007150.32925-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Ivan Rayner wrote:

> 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.

No I wont ... But what I will do is read all my email in future before
butting in. :)


Ivan


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