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Old 05-19-2009, 04:06 AM   #1
Ajay Mozar
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Dump and Tar

Using tar is it possible to backup different types of file

eg.ext3,ufs.or any other file system

i know using dump it is not possible because it is reading through
raw device.then wat about tar?where i get more info about this?

means suppose i want to backup files from different file systems using
tar then is it possible?

Thanks in advance.
Old 05-19-2009, 09:44 PM   #2
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tar simply concatenates multiple files into a single archive, it doesn't know or care about the filesystems involved. It will backup and restore to any filesystem that is supported by Linux.


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