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Old 05-01-2005, 01:22 PM   #1
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Running mksysb and backup on the same tape

Does anyon know haow I can append a backup to a mksysb tab. I am trying to back rootvg and vol datavg on the same tape.
Old 05-02-2005, 05:16 AM   #2
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As far as I know, you can't do it so it all works automatically. You can, however, add the data onto the end and then pull it off when you want.

To do this (and I might get this very slightly wrong) :
- Take the mksysb as normal
- Using tape device rmt0.1 (no rewind) fast forward through the tape to the end of the mksysb. (I think this is tctl -f /dev/rmt0.1 fsf 4)
- Take the backup


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