[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD

David Kewley kewley at gps.caltech.edu
Sat Apr 2 01:01:23 EST 2005


Joshua Baker-LePain wrote on Friday 01 April 2005 10:10:
> On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 at 8:57am, David Kewley wrote
> > 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.

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.

David
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