From: Raymond Kelly (ray at domain phbrink.ie)
Date: Wed 29 Sep 1999 - 12:22:50 IST
Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> Interesting problem :
> I'm currently adding a 13gig disk to a RAID-0 setup at home, which
> requires me to move everything off the current raid in order to
> change it and format the new one.
> I starting trying to tar the whole thing (the first section was
> about 5 gig of mainly binaries), and stopped halfway through realising
> that it was going to hit the 2G filesize limit.
> What's the best way to move very large volumes of data around under
> Linux like this?
Get uour hands on drive & a few tapes
after that "tar cfzMp /dev/st0 /" is the way to go
also does anyone know of if a DDS3 tape can reliably be used in a DDS2
drive. as my linux backups have be slightly not happening very well &
I'm not sure if it's this or a HW prob that's causing the grief
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