From: Eamonn Shinners (shinnere at domain gofree.indigo.ie)
Date: Mon 21 May 2001 - 16:22:10 IST
>From: ilug-admin at domain linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at domain linux.ie]On Behalf Of
>Sent: 21 May 2001 17:49
>To: ILUG (E-mail)
>Subject: [ILUG] Embarassingly Simple cpio question
>The problem is that I have about 25Gb of data on the box that I need to
>transfer onto DDS-3 so that I can wipe the disks and put Redhat on it.
>I believe tar has some file limit sizes, and when I set the tape size to
>12Gb on my linux box and try and back up the drives over an SMB mount, it
>freezes half way through the second tape.
>I tried using Arkeia and one or two other packages, but couldn't get the
>*^A%ing things to work the way I needed them to.
You could try NetVault from www.bakbone.com . Expensive, but surely the 45
day evaluation period would give you plenty of time to this. Nice gui to it,
possibly not the easiest to set-up, but it does include support for a lot of
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