[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD
jlb17 at duke.edu
Mon Apr 4 03:33:25 PDT 2005
On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 at 10:01pm, David Kewley wrote
> Joshua Baker-LePain wrote on Friday 01 April 2005 10:10:
> > For one thing, xfsdump/xfsrestore actually backs up all FS info, including
> > ACLs. dump/restore doesn't do ACLs, and neither does tar, meaning on
> > RHEL3/4 there is no "official" way of fully backing up a FS with ACLs.
> Thanks for clarifying that for me.
> BTW: I see that RHEL4 has star, and that RHEL4's star does ACLs and extended
> attributes. I don't know how mature this version of star is, nor how much RH
> suggests it as a solution, but it's there.
According to the timestamps at <ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/star/alpha/>,
RHEL4's star is from 9/13/2003(!!). It also does not support incremental
restores. So it's not much of a solution in my book.
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