Subject: Re: amanda vs darwin (OS/X)?
To: Jean-Luc Wasmer <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/11/2003 15:42:31
>> I'm contemplating getting a Mac for my SO.
>> I'm _hoping_ that I'll be able to back it up using amanda which is
>> what I use for my other machines.
>> Is anyone able to confirm/deny whether this should work?

>Amanda can backup a SAMBA/Windows network shared drive... so I guess this
>would work with MacOS X.

Interesting thought... but OS/X also has a dump(8) command so I'd hope that
one could simply build/install amanda-client and rock on...

>Of course you need to have an Amanda server running somewhere but since you
>said you used Amanda for your other machines, that shouldn't be a problem.

Yep NetBSD 1.4.2 box with DLT.
I'll eventually have to upgrade/retire that box but its been very