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Old 05-14-2002
Question usfrestore

Hi,

Can anyone help is it poss to ufsrestore a single file from a whole system file dump. I know this can be done interactivlely but can this be done without user intervention. Every time I run the command it comes up with entering a volume No. so askes me for input. I want ot be able to run this as a test restore cron job.( the whole dump fits onto 1 tape) or it restores the whole filesystem.

Thanks for your help in advance.
# 2  
Old 05-15-2002
You may have already done this, but check the manpage for ufsrestore.

Here is the manpage. I believe that the option x filename will give you what you need.

http://medan.math.ias.edu/cgi-bin/man-cgi?ufsrestore+1


Smilie
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Old 05-16-2002
Thanks Kelam Magnus,

Tried all sorts but still can't get it to work. It either tries to restore the whloe file system or askes me for a volume number. Such is life I guess.

Thanks for answering.

Jonathan.

(Doing Unix admin for a whole 3 weeks now!) ;-)
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Old 05-16-2002
I think that you can use the -t option to list a table of the tape contents.

Try that and get the full path to the file. Then use the full path after the -x option.

You may try and use the search option on this site to search for other ufsrestore questions. I am sure there are many.


Smilie
 

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