Backing up my system

Stephen Liu satimis at
Tue Apr 20 19:43:09 PDT 2004

- snip -
> >>You can use dump/tar to back up the actual data.
> >
> >I also apply 'tar' command to backup actual data
> >keeping the directory tree simultaneously.  Kindly
> >advise what is 'dump/tar'
> I'm pretty sure he meant "OR", as in "you can use
> dump or tar for backup, and restore or tar for
> rebuilding" ....

Hi Kevin,

Tks for your advice.

I seldomly use 'dump' command, mostly 'tar'

What will be 'dump vs tar' ?.  Their pros and cons.



Best Regards
Stephen Liu

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