This is the home page of the Linux Ext2 filesystem dump/restore
Dump examines files in a filesystem, determines which ones need to
be backed up, and copies those files to a specified disk, tape or
other storage medium. Subsequent incremental backups can then be
layered on top of the full backup.
The restore command performs the inverse function of dump; it can
restore a full backup of a filesystem. Single files and directory
subtrees may also be restored from full or partial backups in
As of June 11, 2010, the latest version of dump/restore utilities is 0.4b43.
An experimental patch for dump-0.4b39 can be downloaded here
which adds EA/ACL (Extended Attributes/Access Control Lists) support in
both dump and restore. This patch has been included in mainstream starting
Dump is hosted by Sourceforge here and you can access its features below:
Here are some dump-related links:
Thanks to for hosting this project along many others Open Source projects.
Last modified: Fri Jun 11 13:47:58 CEST 2010