Subject: Re: Moving /var/cron/tabs
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/22/1998 09:49:47
Ignatios Souvatzis writes:
> uhm, cron stuff is, partially, per-user, too.
> anyway...
> I've set up amanda on the new server at work, and I told it to use tar to get
> certain partial partitions, like /etc, like /var/mail, etc.

netbsd's dump supports dumping of subpartitions (a feature i added
because solaris' ufsdump supported it). if that's the only reason
you're using tar (and you use dump for full filesystems), then you
can probably switch to dump for the partial filesystems as well.

> You dont have to do _everything_ with (ufs)dump. Although it helps with those
> ever-growing /home partitions the damned users fill up faster than you can
> buy more disks.

``quotas'' ;-).