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Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2003 10:45 pm Post subject:
A dd will not work for backing up. What I do when I'm trying to back up my computer with a tape drive is I do this.
Mount the tape, with MT go to the end of the last archive. Then tar -cf //[b][/b]dev[b][/b]/st0 /dirs/to/be/backed/up. That is good for a base line backup.
If you want an incremiental back up you could to a
Im not sure the command line on that is right but that is the basic idea. There are some programs out there that can do an incrimental backup. Check online.secuirtyfocus.com there are some utils there for unix/linux backups
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