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Dump of a live file system under linux 2.4

Hi all,

``So anybody who depends on "dump" getting backups right is already
playing russian rulette with their backups.  It's not at all guaranteed to get
the right results - you may end up having stale data in the buffer cache
that ends up being "backed up".

Dump was a stupid program in the first place. Leave it behind.''.

  Linus Torvalds on http://lwn.net/2001/0503/a/lt-dump.php3

This indicates to me that we really need to finish the migration from
dump to tar before we upgrade morris to a 2.4 kernel.

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