Subject: Re: on-shot tar&ftp
To: Joel CARNAT <>
From: Stefan Schumacher <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/09/2004 00:55:34
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Also sprach Joel CARNAT (
> I want to send a tarball through FTP "on the fly".
> I can't tar on local machine first (because I boot from CD, got a
> shell and am trying to tar the whole installed / to a backup server), so
> I have to tar and ftp_put on the fly. I saw (while pkg_adding) that you
> can ftp_get and untar on the fly, but how to do the same thing the other =
way ?

Take a look at hubertf's G4U:

g4u ("ghost for unix") is a NetBSD-based bootfloppy/CD-ROM that allows
easy cloning of PC harddisks to deploy a common setup on a number of
PCs using FTP.

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