Dump/Restore ext2/3/4 filesystem backup / News: Recent posts

Dump 0.4b42 released.

This release incorporates all the patches that accumulated over the last 3.5 years after the last release. Many changes have been made, see the change log for details.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2009-06-18

Dump 0.4b41 released.

Hi all,

A maintenance release of dump/restore, the ext2/3 filesystem backup tools, has been released today.

A couple of bugs are fixed in this release, see the ChangeLog for full details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2006-01-02

Dump 0.4b40 released.

Hi,

A new version of dump/restore, the ext2/3 filesystem backup tools, has been released today.

This release features a few bugfixes and support for the ext2/ext3 extended attributes (EA). See the ChangeLog for full details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2005-05-02

Dump 0.4b39 released.

Hi,

A new version of dump/restore, the ext2/3 filesystem backup tools, has been released today.

This release fixes a serious bug in 'restore -C' introduced by the latest version (0.4b38). See the ChangeLog for full details.

The next version of dump/restore will feature EA/ACL support, and there is already a beta patch implementing this. If you use EA/ACLs, please do test this patch and report back (get the patch from http://dump.sf.net\) ... read more

Posted by Stelian Pop 2005-01-21

Dump 0.4b38 released.

Hi,

A new version of dump/restore, the ext2/3 filesystem backup tools, has been released today.

This release features several small bug fixes and a number of performance enhancements, see the ChangeLog for full details.

The next version of dump/restore will feature EA/ACL support, and there is already a beta patch implementing this. If you use EA/ACLs, please do test this patch and report back (get the patch from http://dump.sf.net\)... read more

Posted by Stelian Pop 2005-01-07

Dump 0.4b37 released.

Hi,

A new version of dump/restore, the ext2/3 filesystem backup tools, has been released today.

This release fixes a serious bug in dump, where a filesystem offset could have been miscalculated on large filesystems, leading to "bread lseek errors".

Some other minor fixes/features made it also in this new release, see the ChangeLog for full details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2004-07-07

ext2/ext3 Dump 0.4b36 released

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today. This release features some interoperability fixes (make restore understand Solaris 7 ufsdump and FreeBSD UFS2 tapes), some new features (specify different tape sizes for each tape when doing multi-volume dumps, extend dump to understand unlimited dump levels) and some other miscellaneous fixes.... read more

Posted by Stelian Pop 2004-04-21

Dump 0.4b35 released

Hi everybody.

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This is a maintenance release containing a few bug fixes (build fixes for 64 bit platforms, man page clarifications) and additions (possibility to exclude an unlimited number of inodes, make restore build on Solaris, make QFA work both on local and remote tapes).

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2003-12-21

Dump 0.4b34 released

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This release features a relicence for the dump/restore project, under under the 'revised' BSD license, as per
ftp://ftp.cs.berkeley.edu/ucb/4bsd/README.Impt.License.Change

A couple of new features made it into this release (LZO fast compression, new extended rmt capable of
encryption, make dump work with 2.5 kernel EOT semantics) and a LOT of small bugfixes.... read more

Posted by Stelian Pop 2003-04-18

Dump 0.4b33 released

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This release fixes several bugs and adds a few enhancements, see the changelog for details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2003-02-10

Dump 0.4b32 released

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This release fixes several minor and not so minor bugs, see the changelog for details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-11-15

Dump 0.4b31 released

A new version of dump/restore, the Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This release fixes a bug (introduced with 0.4b29) which prevented the use of a remote tape drive.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-07-30

Dump 0.4b30 released

Dump/restore 0.4b30 has been released today.

This new version contains several important changes (fixes and enhancements), see the changelog for details.

Enjoy!

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-07-25

Dump 0.4b29 released

Dump/restore 0.4b29 has been released today.

This new version contains several miscelaneous fixes and enhencements, see the changelog for details.

Enjoy!

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-06-08

Dump 0.4b28 released

Dump/restore 0.4b28 has been released today.

This new version has several bug fixes and a new mode for reducing the size of the backup by dumping only inodes' metadata if possible.

Enjoy!

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-04-12

Dump 0.4b27 released.

Dump/restore 0.4b27 has been released today.

The new version has a lot of new features and bugfixes, as you can read in its changelog.

Enjoy.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-02-15

Dump 0.4b26 released

The 0.4b26 version of dump/restore, the ext2/ext3 Linux filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This release solves some bugs, see the Changelog for details.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2002-01-07

Dump 0.4b25 released

The 0.4b25 version of dump/restore, the ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.
This new version fixes some bugs and adds some new features, and proposes a workaround for the dump hanging problem.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-11-17

Dump 0.4b24 released

The 0.4b24 version of dump/restore, the ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This new version fixes some bugs (another LFS problem, etc.) and adds some new features like the ability to create bzip2 compressed dumps and to stream dumps directly to CDR(W).

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-09-12

Dump 0.4b23 released

The 0.4b23 version of dump/restore, the ext2/ext3 filesystem backup utilities has been released today.

This new version fixes some bugs (dump 'looping' bug, compressed multi-volume dumps) and add some interesting new features (-F script option for restore, exclude inodes from dump enhancements).

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-07-20

Dump 0.4b22 released

A new version of dump/restore was released today, with several new features (compression, quick file access), and many fixes (especially the large file system support).

Enjoy!

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-05-12

New binary rpms for 0.4b21

People experiencing hungs with the binary rpms provided in the download section should try the new rpms (ftp://dump.sourceforge.net/pub/dump/*), which are build using kgcc (egcs-2.91.66) instead of gcc 2.96.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-02-16

Dump 0.4b21 released

A new version of dump/restore, the ext2fs backup utilities was released today. Go get it at http://dump.sourceforge.net.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2001-01-13

Dump 0.4b20 released

A new version of dump has been released today.

Many new fixes and features made into this release, check out the changelog.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2000-11-10

Dump 0.4b19 released

This new release fixes some important bugs and adds the ability to use the LABEL= and UUID= notations in both the /etc/fstab file and the dump command line.

Enjoy.

Stelian.

Posted by Stelian Pop 2000-08-20

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