Re: [SLE] Tape Drives and compression
From: John Andersen (jsa_at_pen.homeip.net)
To: email@example.com Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 20:52:07 -0800
On Friday 03 October 2003 13:17, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> As an FYI, I got my tape running with compression, but using pure tar as
> my backup program I could not get it to stream (requires 15-30 MB/sec
> depending on data compressibility).
> SuSE 8.2 includes "buffer" to work with tar and with the combination I
> could get it to stream, but I lost the ability to write more than one
> tapes worth of backup.
> I found "mbuffer" or "Measuring Buffer" on the web and I
> downloaded/compiled/installed it.
You might look into bru www.tolisgroup.com .
I'm not related to bru folks, but am a happy user.
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