[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Mon Apr 4 03:33:25 PDT 2005

On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 at 10:01pm, David Kewley wrote

> Joshua Baker-LePain wrote on Friday 01 April 2005 10:10:
> >
> > For one thing, xfsdump/xfsrestore actually backs up all FS info, including
> > ACLs.  dump/restore doesn't do ACLs, and neither does tar, meaning on
> > RHEL3/4 there is no "official" way of fully backing up a FS with ACLs.
> Thanks for clarifying that for me.
> BTW: I see that RHEL4 has star, and that RHEL4's star does ACLs and extended 
> attributes.  I don't know how mature this version of star is, nor how much RH 
> suggests it as a solution, but it's there.

According to the timestamps at <ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/star/alpha/>, 
RHEL4's star is from 9/13/2003(!!).  It also does not support incremental 
restores.  So it's not much of a solution in my book.

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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