Re: Re: Simple backup question

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sun Sep 10 2000 - 10:11:13 CEST

On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 01:13:00AM +0000, Neo nicely wrote:
> >> crashed and i had to use tar and winzip. Why via LAN? I had to backup my
> >> laptop in order to send it back (guarantee). Dd crashed with
> >> "I/O-Error".
> This was not possible, because the device to backup was 5,9 GB and the remote fs is 8 GB. And on try 1, dd crashed at 2030 MB and on try 2 at 1300 MB. One of my friends said, that this might be a network problem. Thank you anyway.

Please, explain how did you used "dd". Sometimes, I got errors in RAM-system
if no swap if set, during expensive byte transfer. Try introducing swap.


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