Subject: Re: backup media
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/02/1999 13:09:06
On Sat, Oct 02, 1999 at 08:59:22PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:

> Mhmmm... I think it's time to check if dump(8) works with mac68k 800k GCR
> floppies.

Ah, but even more silly would be:

dump -0 -f - <filesystem> | uuencode backup | lpr -

I wonder how many Kbytes/ream you'd get?  A4 vs 8.5"x11"?  Speed of backups?
And then of course you'd have to do some hellish OCR to perform

  Aaron J. Grier  | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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