OT: Linux EXT4 dump/restore equivalent?
mueller23 at insightbb.com
Fri Jun 29 05:28:34 UTC 2012
On Jun 28, 2012, at 11:59, Vincent Hoffman <vince at unsane.co.uk> wrote:
> We use dump to backup ext4 filesystems on linux (Centos6) at work
"Peter A. Giessel" <pgiessel at mac.com> responded:
> You can find a version of dump for Linux that supports ext4. What I have been completely unable to find is a linux boot disk that has a version of restore
that supports ext4. If anyone knows of one, I would be very interested. I am very hesitant to use a backup scheme that doesn't have a clear recovery path.
I've used the System Rescue CD (sysresccd.org), which you can burn to CD or write to USB stick.
I haven't checked all the features, so I don't know if it includes restore for ext4.
Latest release version is 2.8.0
It ought to read/write ext4. I think it would read (BSD) ffs or ufs v1 but not v2.
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