At 17:05 -0700 8/30/02, Jeremy Zawodny wrote:
>On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 12:36:28PM -0500, Jeremy Tinley wrote:
>> Before I run off and try it, can anyone offer up any problems with
>> doing a LOCK TABLES, FLUSH TABLES and then use tar to backup my 16GB
>> of DB tables from a slave to a tape?
>That should work. I assume you're going to use "FLUSH TABLES WITH
>READ LOCK" to do it?
But note that this will have no effect on InnoDB tables, because the
InnoDB handler isn't affected by that statement.
>Just make sure the session doesn't timeout--MySQL will release the
>lock when it disconnects.
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