Subject: Re: Re: on-shot tar&ftp
To: Stefan Schumacher <>
From: Joel CARNAT <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/09/2004 09:26:12
On Thu, Dec 09 2004 - 00:55, Stefan Schumacher wrote:
> 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:

 I knew one you would say that :)
 I wanted a quick (and dirty :) way to do transfer traballs, without using another
 external tool =) I already though of using g4u, ghost/win32 or some
 live-CD but didn't have any one on CD yet (and no cd-burner @work ;)

 thanks anyway.

> [...]
> 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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