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Re: Backup

> Dirk Eddelbuettel (Dirk.Eddelbuettel@qed.econ.queensu.ca) wrote on 8 March 1996 01:09:
>  > tob is a simple yet configurable shell-script which, given a set of `volume
>  > definitions', runs tar or afio based backups. tob is a general driver for
> What about dump/restore? These should be the best tools, since they're
> designed exactly for this. Are they reliable?

The last I heard, Remy Card didn't recommend dump/restore for
production backups.  He hasn't updated them in awhile, so maybe they
are suitable now.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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