paul at iconoplex.co.uk
Mon Jun 19 15:22:52 BST 2006
On 19 Jun 2006, at 15:17, Jeff LaCoursiere wrote:
> Anyone sucessfully using stacker tape jukeboxes with FreeBSD?
> Luckily I
> only have a few gig to backup, but the single tape just isn't getting
> changed on a daily basis as it is supposed to. I am envisioning a
> that only needs its cartridge changed once a week or so.
I have seen autoloading tape robots work with FreeBSD fine, but...
... I have never seen a 100% successful restore from backup. Tape
always seems to crap out on the restore side of things.
Can I suggest a cheap dedicated server with a load of bandwdith and a
copy of boxbackup instead?
I know it's a low version number/beta, but I've been using it for a
while without any major problems and backing up over the network onto
another disk just makes me feel a bit more secure. And no need to
remember to go and change anything either.
Just really make sure you take a backup of the keys it uses to
> USB dongles get much denser and I'll just be using those instead...
Now has anybody got a USB dongle to work 100% flawlessly with a Mac?
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