Bacula – restoring to Windows

Today, as I was writing up an invoice, I accidentally saved it over another. No worries!  Bacula to the rescue.  I managed to get the original files back from tape. One hint: include your pathnames in “quotes” so they are correctly parsed.  Like this: $ dir ———- 0 root wheel 0 1969-12-31 19:00:00 c:/ $ cd “c:/Documents and Settings/Dan Langille/My Documents/Technologies” cwd is:

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Changes to the FreeBSD SCSI drive to make it more like Solaris/Linux

I’ve been given a patch to test. It changes the SCSI driver so that it will be slightly more like Linux and Solaris. I’m just documenting the patch process here so we can see what I’m doing, in case something goes wrong. This patch will allow us to open the tape drive, even if there

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New Bacula projects announced

The Bacula users and developers recently voted on 25 new projects to rank them in order of preference. The top five projects were: Implement data encryption (as opposed to comm encryption) Implement Migration that moves Jobs from one Pool to another. Accurate restoration of renamed/deleted files from Incremental/Differential backups Implement a Bacula GUI/management tool using

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Dan does Utah!

I’m heading off to Utah at the end of the month. The primary goal is to do some mountain biking in Moab. I’ve been there before but it’s time to go back again. As part of my trip preparation, I contacted the Greater Utah BSD User Group (aka GUBUG. Wouldn’t you know it! They’re having

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