Re: i need more loop devices
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Can Burak Cilingir wrote:
I need to backup my system (20 gigs) to a smbfs mounted directory. with
all the attributes of an ext3 file system so plain rsync --archive won't
be enough. I decided to create a filesystem image to mount from the
mentioned directory. This time i hit to the filesize limit of the smbfs.
When I ran into this problem I just used split -b. Remember thanks to the
magic of pipes you can tar/dump/whatever the filesystem and split it
before it hits disk. To rebuild the split filesystem use cat.
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