May 28, 2002

Linux tape backup HOWTO

Author: Benjamin D. Thomas

"This document describes how to quickly setup a backup environment on a client GNU Linux box to a host GNU Linux box which has a tape backup device."I wanted to setup a simple backup environment for my desktop RedHat 6.0 GNU Linux box so that the files were archived to a DAT tape device on an SGI
O2 Irix-6.5 box. After reading some documentation and writing some scripts I got the archiving working. Since I had been unable to find a backup FAQ
or HOWTO, I thought that I would share my experience and write my own."
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