[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Apr 1 13:10:06 EST 2005


On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 at 8:57am, David Kewley wrote

> Oh goody, I get to play devil's advocate.  Wait, did I just say RH is the 
> devil? ;)
> 
> No, I don't work with them, just have been a RHL, FC, and now RHEL admin for a 
> few years, and have been reading mailing lists for a couple of years.
> 
> Guy Coates wrote on Friday 01 April 2005 04:16:
> >
> > XFS has dump/restore programs that actually work,
> 
> What exactly does this mean?

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.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
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