Re: Setting volume size for dump
> Now all you need is a good script which will do a full dump and then put
> incrementals after it on the same tape, right? Of course! I'm sending you
> my perl backup script (which backs up *multiple* machines) via direct email
> anyone else who's interested can have it to. My backup script has the
Well, why not? If you think it worth the effort you could also up-load
it to sunsite.
> following features: labels tapes with it's own special header so it won't
> overwrite tapes you accidentally left in the drive, will put multiple
> backups on a single tape, and can recover from "missed" backups (because you
> forgot to take that other tape out of the drive), keeps a "directory" of
> what backups are on the tape. You'll probably have to modify it because I
> take advantage of the "mark" capability of 4mm DAT tapes which aren't available
> on QIC. You may find it useful all the same.
Aren't these marks simply "file marks"? (just asking, I know that
there are thos MTFSS/BSS/WSM tape operations, are these effectively
different from the MTFSF/BSF/WEOF operations?)
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