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I have taken a backup of filesystem " /backup " by using backupby file name command on tape
Mount volume 1 on /dev/rmt0.
Press Enter to continue. Backing up to /dev/rmt0.
Cluster 51200 bytes (100 blocks).
Volume 1 on /dev/rmt0
a 0 /backup
a 543 /backup/abc_log ... (3 Replies)
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2. Red Hat
I need to back up a RH file system (96G).
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The dump and restore commands are missing from this server under SuSE 11.4 for unknown reasons. What is the cleanest way to backup and restore filesystems? Clean means to keep all the original hard/soft links and timestamps. Is find/cpio clean enough?
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Hi experts, i got a question.
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i have a blank harddrive and a complete tape backup of the workstation.
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how can i restore my workstation?
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bup-restore(1) General Commands Manual bup-restore(1)
bup-restore - extract files from a backup set
bup restore [--outdir=outdir] [-v] [-q]
bup restore extracts files from a backup set (created with bup-save(1)) to the local filesystem.
The specified paths are of the form /branch/revision/path/to/file. The components of the path are as follows:
branch the name of the backup set to restore from; this corresponds to the --name (-n) option to bup save.
the revision of the backup set to restore. The revision latest is always the most recent backup on the given branch. You can dis-
cover other revisions using bup ls /branch.
the original absolute filesystem path to the file you want to restore. For example, /etc/passwd.
Note: if the /path/to/file is a directory, bup restore will restore that directory as well as recursively restoring all its contents.
If /path/to/file is a directory ending in a slash (ie. /path/to/dir/), bup restore will restore the children of that directory directly to
the current directory (or the --outdir). If the directory does not end in a slash, the children will be restored to a subdirectory of the
current directory. See the EXAMPLES section to see how this works.
create and change to directory outdir before extracting the files.
increase log output. Given once, prints every directory as it is restored; given twice, prints every file and directory.
don't show the progress meter. Normally, is stderr is a tty, a progress display is printed that shows the total number of files
Create a simple test backup set:
$ bup index -u /etc
$ bup save -n mybackup /etc/passwd /etc/profile
Restore just one file:
$ bup restore /mybackup/latest/etc/passwd
Restoring: 1, done.
$ ls -l passwd
-rw-r--r-- 1 apenwarr apenwarr 1478 2010-09-08 03:06 passwd
Restore the whole directory (no trailing slash):
$ bup restore -C test1 /mybackup/latest/etc
Restoring: 3, done.
$ find test1
Restore the whole directory (trailing slash):
$ bup restore -C test2 /mybackup/latest/etc/
Restoring: 2, done.
$ find test2
bup-save(1), bup-ftp(1), bup-fuse(1), bup-web(1)
Part of the bup(1) suite.
Avery Pennarun <email@example.com>.
Bup unknown- bup-restore(1)