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Re: alternative to `tar`



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 11:01 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:
> Guillaume wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > actually, I use the tar utility to backup my fedora box to a file...
> > After a full backup file is reach near 8GB, and when I want to restore
> > some backuped files, it take veeerrrryyy long time (more than 1h30) to
> > analyse/index the file and extract the needed folders. Is there a way
> > to speed up the restore process with any options to tar, or, any other
> > command utility to use for my backup.
> > 
> > Thanks for your help.
> > 
> 
> Our system admin likes backupPC
> 
> http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/
> 
> He uses it at work and home.

And BackupPC is already packaged for Fedora 'yum install BackupPC'.

Brian


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