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Re: backup compress on the fly

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005, Joe Mc Cool wrote:

> my ancient, but reliable, backup script is essentially:
>      find /my_dir | cpio -ov > /dev/st0

find /my_dir \( -type f -o -type l \) | tar zcvf /dev/st0 -T -

	- grep out stuff you don't want before tar
> I also need to know how to restore.

cd / 
tar zxvfp /dev/st0

c ya

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