Re: Tape Backup advice needed - dump, tar etc.
You might check out bakula or afbackup, they're both on sourceforge I
think. Trying google will also work :-)
Cheers & success!
On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 11:22:13AM -0400, Tom Vier wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 11:13:31AM -0500, J French wrote:
> > Debian (or linux in general)? I need a robust backup because this will be a
> > production server. Advice is appreciated.
> You cannot use dump on a read/write mounted fs - the kernel does not keep
> writes from the fs coherent with the block device you read from (eg,
> /dev/hda0). You must at least mount the fs read-only. Also, dump only
> supports ext2, last time i checked, and may not support newer options such
> as directory hashes. GNU tar is what i use (with the -g incremental option).
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