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Re: Bad day with xfsrestore, what went wrong?

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Subject: Re: Bad day with xfsrestore, what went wrong?
From: Michael Lueck <mlueck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 19:59:50 -0400
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Bill Kendall wrote:

I tried to reproduce this using the command line you supplied, but
everything worked as expected for me.

Glad to hear that. Seems my tried and true syntax _can_ still work.

Perhaps try it without the -i (so that only subtrees given with -s are 
restored), just to rule out
the possibility that you inadvertently added all files to the restore list.

Enough putzing with a production server I think.

It was odd that it only put back files present in that old backup set and did 
not overwrite everything... thankfully!

Anyway, thanks for checking / verifying my usual restore syntax that it is the 
correct syntax.

Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

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