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  1. Only the large partitions are XFS the others (/ ;...

    Only the large partitions are XFS the others (/ ; /boot ) are ext3, /home & /var/ftp are both xfs.

    the compilation found XFSDUMP but for some reason it kept trying to use /sbin/dump?

    Anyway,...
  2. So far I've found that a holding disk slows down...

    So far I've found that a holding disk slows down the backup or at best has zero positive effect. No DLE will ever fit on a single tape. As for XFS, I tried self-compiling but then found that...
  3. Ok, after much playing I got it to about 40MiB/s...

    Ok, after much playing I got it to about 40MiB/s which is better but still nowhere near the speeds of a raw TAR backup and right at the starvation point of the tape drive.

    Another item I...
  4. Slow backup (1MiB/s) of local machine (large DLE)

    Ok, I am just starting w/ Amanda per my post here (http://forums.zmanda.com/showthread.php?t=2227) I have some large systems that I want to have a backup system locally attached to them (due to their...
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    Ok, so Amanda does not do anything more...

    Ok, so Amanda does not do anything more intelligent with tape/file load balancing it still requires manual stream or job configuration each to it's own pool.

    From what you did not comment on...
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    Amanda for use on large (>40TiB) systems?

    I have used other products in the past for backup (NBU, Arkeia, Legato, and the old standbys (tar, star, cpio, et al). I was on the hunt for a good low cost backup solution for a few (read < 5)...
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