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[BBLISA] Tape backup program for Debian?

On 6/20/05, Scott Ehrlich <srehrlich at> wrote:
> It has been very educational and interesting to read about the various
> backup methods.   It also was revealed to me, from the responses, that
> my question left out the fact that the backup method is to save data
> on the local hard drive of the machine to the locally installed tape
> drive, on a daily schedule, with a weekly full backup, to a DDS3 12/24
> Gig tape. I have no plans to do any network activity for this backup.

Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but why not just use a network
utitlity and tell it to back up localhost?

Gordon Marx
gcmarx at

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