[Rear-users] Backing up to tape-drive and OBDR
dag at wieers.com
Wed Jul 28 12:00:03 CEST 2010
The ReaR README states:
The result is also a bootable image that is capable of booting via
PXE, DVD/CD and tape (OBDR).
But we don't see any real tape drive support (grep for TAPE_DEVICE in the
What's more the OBDR support can't really be functional. Doing a dd for
the padding is ok, but we don't see the ISO being writen to the
What we like to do is create a tape that is both the rescue media as well
as contains a complete backup of the system (could be TBs of data).
Currently ReaR does not seem to support both.
Using a tape-drive is not even an option for normal backup :-/
Has anyone already worked on that ? Why does it seem incomplete ? Any
advice ? :-)
Thanks in advance,
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