[lug] Tape Drives
davis_compz at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 28 13:22:44 MST 2002
>BRU looks nice. But GNU tar is _very_ reliable and Free as in Freedom.
>The invocation to use would be something like:
> tar -cvf /dev/st0 /etc/ /var/www /home /var/spool/mail
>where you'd substitute "/dev/st0" for your particular device. After
>creating an archive on the tape, run:
> tar -tvf /dev/st0
>to get a list of the contents.
Why do you suggest tar instead of dump/restore?
and is ther a easy way to do incremental backups
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