Subject: Re: dump - short guide
To: James Wetterau <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/22/2001 19:30:29
> >it is not important but it would not pollute buffer cache...
> >wouldn't tar have the same speed?
> I don't know.
> When using dumping on multiple filesystems it does some kind of
how to dump simultanously multiple filesystems?
maybe i don't understand tar.
> multi-process magic. I don't know how this affects tar. I've never
> had to optimize my tape image creation for speed.
> One nice thing about dump and restore is that you can cd into the
> restored tape and find a file, pluck it out and restore only that
> file, since dump puts some superblock-like information at the head of
> the tape. Tar I think is more of a monolithic archiving format.