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Re: Restoring to different hardware - tar / cpio etc...



On Tuesday 23 March 2004 10:18 pm, Distribution Lists wrote:
> Can anyone point me to some documentation or a guide on how to restore a
> system from a back up taken from a physically different machine, i.e.
> different disks, NICs etc...
> Thanks

Do you want to restore the whole system, ie. the OS, or just data ? if it's 
just data, it's easy cause GNU tar is compatible across platform. What is the 
format of the backup?

RDB
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Reuben D. Budiardja
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
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