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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Due to budget constraints I have to reinvent an Enterprise backup system in a SPARC (sun4v) Solaris estate (10 & 11). (yep - reinvent wheel, fun but time consuming. Is this wise?! :confused: )
For each filesystem of interest, to try to capture a 'catalog' at the front of each cpio archive (for... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: am115998
Should 'cpio' backup only unmounted filesystems?
Should a 'cpio' backup file be restored to a mounted device?
Can 'cpio' interact with /dev/root, /dev/u, /dev/stand directly? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: grips03
i am new here, and i have a question about cpio.
i have a scsi traban tape drive, and i will restore some files and directories.
Did anybody knows the instructions with cpio?
Harald (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: gernsemer
4. UNIX and Linux Applications
Hi all, I have a trouble with CPIO:
I have a file called asa802. I extract it with the following command:
Then I tried to rebuild archive:
Filesizes are not identical !
As I saw these messages:
And messages disappears, but filesizes are still not identical
Tried... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: nekkro-kvlt
Hello, I am running Solaris and trying to install Oracle 10g. I have the software on my server and I am trying to extract the file using cpio -idmv. It seems to be taking a very long time and when I monitor it using top, it is sleeping and the cpu is 0%. Any ideas as to what may be going on... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dkranes
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am copying a file system to another one. someone suggest me use
find . -print |cpio -pdmv
but I think cp -r should do the same thing. Am I right?
In addition, by using " find . ", I got all the file names,, why do I have to use the -print option?
Thanks a lot! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: fredao
Currently a backup script copies compressed files to tape using cpio command (on AIX 5.2). Recently we've had a compressed file which has gone over 2 GB in size resulting in an error while copying this file onto the tape using cpio.
Any suggestions on relevant workarounds would be much... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: dnicky
Hello all ...
I am an Oracle DBA that got stuck in a HP-UX SA role and need some help figuring out a UNIX problem. According to Oracle documentation, I am to issue the following command ...
cpio -idcmv <file_name>
However when I do, the server just hangs there and does nothing til I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: soestx
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how can I restore files from a DAT using CPIO ?
If I make :
# mkdir save
# cd /save
# cpio -icumvdB </dev/rct0
Does the archive restore only in the directory /save ?
And how can I restore a specified file from the DAT with the cpio command ? How can I know the size of the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kok
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please help me with the extraction of files from a cpio.
what I mean is basically I have received a file from someone i.e
this file rooh.cpio contains various files in it.
I want to know how I can extract the files and copy them to a different directory .
Your quick... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rooh