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Re: Where is ACL information stored with XFS?

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Where is ACL information stored with XFS?
From: Timothy Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 10:29:47 +1000
Cc: Mark Bradbury <mark.bradbury@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200107301353.f6UDrc004046@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from lord@xxxxxxx on Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 08:53:38AM -0500
References: <mark.bradbury@xxxxxxxxxx> <200107301353.f6UDrc004046@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 08:53:38AM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> > Yes I would also like to know
> > dump and restore are OK for small systems
> > but what about a 1 TB system
> > SGI have been using this filesystem for a while so there must be a
> > better solution.
> > 
> > We have just had to restore 100GB of files after a (2)discs failed on us
> > this was with a ext2 filesystem
> > 
> > If we had XSF and samba 2.2.1a how would we restore the ACL's ?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> Other folks have already said use xfsdump/xfsrestore if you want your
> ACLs backed up, and that Amanda does support them. I am not actually
> sure if any of the other backup products which run on xfs have the
> ability to back them up. And if they do, SGI has little influence with
> folks like Legato when it comes to getting features into their
> products!
> 
I asked someone at SGI involved with backup s/ware, and was told that
Networker 6.0 does NOT backup extended attributes on XFS.

--Tim


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