Subject: Re: Moving /var/cron/tabs
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/22/1998 00:00:08
On Tue, Dec 22, 1998 at 09:49:47AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> 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'' ;-).

bad answer, when rank 1 in the statistics is mr sysadmin  himself, and rank 5
is The Boss.