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Old 01-16-2013, 02:40 AM   #1
adamzuber
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Backup large volume group to multiple tape


Hi, I have a volume group which has 900GB of size. Is it possible to backup that vg using savevg utility to backup to multiple tapes?
 
Old 01-16-2013, 06:51 PM   #2
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MAN did you just dig up some old school processes lol..

tar has this built in, as tar stands for... tape archive!

http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manu...es.html#SEC161

Its going to be a read, but the above should get you on the right track.

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:54 PM   #3
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Check out

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/rhel-ce...ape-blocksize/
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-t...command-howto/

And review the -L option for tar.

Kinda realized you might want this info as well
 
  


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