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Re: Backing Up A Ext3+ACL Filesystem



On Apr 09, 2003  02:25 +0200, Juri Haberland wrote:
> Greg Stark wrote:
> > If you wouldn't mind commenting.  What is your recommend method for backing
> > up a ext3+ACL filesystem?
> 
> Sorry, but I've never used ACLs. I know that for XFS your best bet is to
> use xfs_dump/restore, but for ext3...

The EA website says to use getxattr/setxattr to dump/restore EA data from
a regular file, and then use some other backup tool to backup the dumped
EA data.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/





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