Subject: Re: backup from windoze.
To: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Doran <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/2001 21:21:56
Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> is it possible to export device thorough smbd/nmbd?
> to use then windoze/dos version of tar to do backup on tape drive
> connected to unix machine.
No, I don't think that's possible. With a lot of hacking you might be able
to create a named pipe using Samba - then you could have a daemon on your
Unix box that would push-n-pull data around between the named pipe and
That said, you could do it arse-about-face by sharing out what you want to
back up on the Windows machine, and using smbtar (or whatever the hell it's