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1. Emergency UNIX and Linux Support
I recently deleted my /etc but I had a backup on tape. I was able to boot the server with a cd-rom and mounted the /c1t0d0s0 which is where the root directory resides. However when I tried to restore the backup with tar xvf /dev/rmt/0n I wasn't successful even though I was able to use the tar... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rahmantanko
good morning everyone
how can i find the tape backup/restore Date/time? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Portabello
Hope someone can help me here...
I've got to restore an E450 with 300MHz cpus which was running Solaris 2.6 from tape. Regrettably the boot drive has failed.
I've access to the first release of Solaris 2.6 CD's and to a set of Solaris 9 CD's.
I remember that different E450 CPUs needed different... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pamplemousse
I have a T2000 server that is JumpStarted with Solaris 10 from the JumpStart server. Host name and IP address is changed after that. Then we backup the server using FLAR to tape:
root.damas# date; flarcreate -c -t -n "Sol10_cairo_image" -a "email@example.com" -R / /dev/rmt/0n ;... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: StarSol
I am a mewbie to UNIX. I am using SCO Open Server 5 to run a legacy medical billing program "MDX" I have backup tapes made on HP DataStore8 which have the application and data files. Recently unable to login as individual user but can log into root. Previous commands that had restored the system... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: canbe842
Here is the scenario. We have an billing system that ran on SCO 5.0.6. The HP Netserver went dwon, along with SCSI disks. They are unretrievable. I installed an IDE HDD, and reinstalled SCO. I am not too familiar w/ SCO or UNIX, and need to know how to install Tape drive, and how to restore from... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: jlewis808
I have a tape with some information that I got
to restore, the tape was made with the fbackup
command in a hp box.
My question is that I have to restore in a Ibm
box, how can I do this ?
Thanks in advance (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
I am trying to do a restore on a backup tape (DDS2) and am having a little trouble. For one, I dont know how the tape was made, whether is was tar, cpio, dump..etc. Anyone know how to restore a tape without knowing the format of the backup? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: bake255
9. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I have been restoring from tape some old data. I have done quite a few tapes and have had no problems until now.
The command I am running is "dd if=/dev/rmt/1hbn bs=1024 | tar -pBxF - ".
This is the second tape have have come up with the error "Not enough space". This tape has a couple of... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mtoombs
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi. I have been having problems with restoring from a tape backup. I use the following cpio command:
find / -print | cpio -ouvB > /dev/rStp0
After running this cpio command, the screen will display all files, but when I try to read or restore the tape I get the following error:
Tape input... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: cstovall