Backup software

Nick Hibma n_hibma at
Tue Jan 23 11:09:24 GMT 2001

With one drive, dump or tar does just fine.

Amanda works with anything it can dump or tar (although I have not used
the tar drive). It will even backup windows PCs if you are good at
configuring it.


On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Neil Ford wrote:

> >hi
> >     Can any one recommend some backup software for freebsd that will work
> >with an IDE tape drive. Seagate travan ?
> >I have tried akeria and it doesnt support it.  I have tried bru and it wont
> >install.
> >any others would be helpful
> >
> Whilst I haven't yet used it myself Amanda comes with hight 
> recommendation. Not sure if it handles IDE devices but the 
> documentation/website should tell you.
> Port: /usr/ports/misc - two versions
> Website:
> Neil.
> -- 
> Neil C. Ford
> neil at
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