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actual filesystem size during backup


ufsdump 0uf /dev/rmt/0n /

root has 10GB available but only 5GB are used. Does the backup record the entire 10GB regardless of whats actually used or just the 5GB being used?
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Old 02-20-2008
Under solaris ufs filesystems, if you pipe the output of ufsdump through gzip you'll get only the 5gb (compressed). Never tried using it without compression - can't think why you ever would... Smilie
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