[clug] Linux Backups: dump vs ...

Francis Whittle fudje at phreaker.net
Wed Apr 20 05:43:55 GMT 2005

Generally for backups, even on failing (read: seconds from death)
hardware, I've found tar and gzip/bzip2 (Even on one occasion piping
directly to mkisofs to cdrecord, back in the days when cdrecord was free
and I had a real SCSI burner) to be most reliable and effective.

I never trusted ufsdump on Solaris x86 either, though.

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