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Re: TAKE - xfsdump/librmt

To: Timothy Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TAKE - xfsdump/librmt
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 12:05:54 +0200
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200109170915.TAA64043@snort.melbourne.sgi.com>; from tes@snort.melbourne.sgi.com on Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 07:15:54PM +1000
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On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 07:15:54PM +1000, Timothy Shimmin wrote:
> Adopted Ivan's suggestion which will allow rmt file specifications
> to work (as well as rmt tapes) for xfsdump.
> This does, however, use rmt(8) not for its intended purpose.
> Tried it out and it worked for me on Linux.
> (for IRIX I needed to create the remote irix file first)

AFAIK the linux rmts are normally not LFS aware so that'll likely have a 2GB 
limit.

-Andi


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