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Re: [tlug] backups

On Monday 24 June 2002 03:10 pm, Josh Glover wrote:
> Mauro Sauco wrote:
> > On Monday 24 June 2002 01:07 pm, Josh Glover wrote:
> >>Jack Morgan wrote:
> >>>What are most people using to do backups? It seems dump/restore seems to
> >>>be the standard for backups. Has anyone tried/is using xfsdump?
> >>
> >>Good ol' tar czvf has always worked for me.
> >
> > YEP, I tried a lot of things, and  I ended up just doing "tar czvf" to a
> > 1.3G MO ...
> What is the maximum filesize in Linux these days? :)

It depends of the file system, the default block size and the VFS layer int he 
kernel, for 2.2 kernels it was 2G but now for 2.4 it's far biger ...

However,  tar has multivolume capabilities...


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