From: Billy <billythomascollins@co...> - 2005-10-26 04:39:07
In my last message I wrote that I was trying to configure the archive
host and I've since got it working. I was trying to make it harder than
it was. I did however run into a problem with par2. It was needed, not
installed and I had not encountered anything in the docs about it being
What I'm trying to determine now is how are the archives used to recover
data? I've made archives that are 650MB each and have 3 files. Would
I need join those files, unarchive them somewhere and then browse them
to restore files?
Thanks for the input!
From: Les Mikesell <les@fu...> - 2005-10-26 05:00:39
On Tue, 2005-10-25 at 23:39, Billy wrote:
> What I'm trying to determine now is how are the archives used to recover
> data? I've made archives that are 650MB each and have 3 files. Would
> I need join those files, unarchive them somewhere and then browse them
> to restore files?
It is a compressed tar archive, split into the specified size
chunks. You need to cat them together into a file or stream
that you can feed to tar to extract.
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