backups spanning tapes help
tim.greeningjackson at ntlworld.com
Mon Dec 26 07:09:21 PST 2005
I believe you should use the "M" flag.
# tar cvfM /dev/foo .
or some such. But that was a long time ago, on an operating system far away.
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> Subject: backups spanning tapes help
> We use a freebsd box that has a old 8mm library drive attached that we use
> backups..my question is these tapes hold 7gigs native or 14 gig compressed
> ..One i cant seem to get compression going so i was wondering how do you
> tapes using tar ? Unless theres another way to do this
> thank you for your help & Merry Christmas
> Brent Bailey CCNA
> Bmyster LLC
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