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backing up several machines to one tape?
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1993 15:56 EDT
From: Hans Tallis <email@example.com>
I have 3 symbolics machines (two ivories, one non-ivory); one of the ivories
has an exabyte drive on it. I'd like to back up all three LMFSes onto the
exabyte. Is there a simple way to do this (preferably without a lot of mouse
Make sure that the machine with the tape drive has
Service: TAPE TCP RTAPE
Service: TAPE CHAOS RTAPE
in its namespace entry. Then when the dumper asks where you want to
dump to, specify "name:device", where "name" is the name of the machine
with the tape drive, and "device" is the name of the Exabyte drive on
that machine (I'm not sure how SCSI devices are named on Ivory systems).
The machine running the dump will then connect to the tape server over