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Re: [opensuse] backup software for dds3 tape drive
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 00:08:00 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701170008.01119.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 16 January 2007 23:34, Rory Slegtenhorst wrote:
> Jow,
>
> > i missed the backup dumped part, thanks for noting it,
> > I am using XFS filesystem
>
> I'd still use tar anyway ;)
> Even when using REV drives from iomega we use tar... why bother mounting
> when tar can do all of that including rights/ownership...
>
> Just go:
> tar -cf /dev/st0 --exclude=/proc --exclude=/sys /
>
> if /dev/st0 is yur tape drive ;)

Or use something like BRU from http://www.tolisgroup.com/
I've Been using it for years. Usual disclaimers, just a
happy customer.

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