Coda File System

Re: dumping volumes

From: the prophet <>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 1998 20:05:50 -0500 (EST)
Thanks so much.  I've been beating myself over the head about this one for

-Eli Daniel

On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, David C. Steere wrote:

> I wrote the backup code eons ago, and this info may be out of date.
> As I recall, you could only dump a read-only volume. To create a read-only
> copy use the volutil clone command. The advantage of this approach is that
> it's much quicker to create a clone than a dump, and hence the volume is
> offline for less time (if one were really slick one could log updates to
> the volume while the clone was being made and not have to take the volume
> offline at all). Also, you can leave the cloned volume online to handle
> silly restore requests like "I deleted this file by mistake, can I get
> yesterday's version?"
> One creates clones by "volutil clone <volid>", I think.
> Hope this helps!
> david.

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