Re: Tape backup software?
"Gary Hennigan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Has anyone tried recovering damaged .tar.bz2 files? Any success /
> > failure?
I'd also like to know about this.
> > (By the way, there is also afio, which is a command-line tool like tar
> > but compresses one file at a time. The format, of course, isn't
> > compatible with tar, and afio isn't as widely available on rescue
> > disks, other Unices, and such.)
Using it here. No problems yet, though it would be nice to have a
"self-booting, fully automatic recovery solution." I mean, one
> I've also used "dump" on a lot of Unix systems. Unfortunately the last
> time I tried the GNU/Linux version it wouldn't back up FAT partitions
> and so wasn't suited to my needs.
Dump on Linux is specific to the ext2 filesystem. :-( I'd try it, but
I'm using reiserfs on one partition.
This came over the reiserfs mailing list a couple times in the last
few weeks. It fits nicely into this topic:
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