[lustre-discuss] interrupted tar archive of an mdt ldiskfs

Henwood, Richard richard.henwood at intel.com
Mon Jul 13 12:09:28 PDT 2015

On Mon, 2015-07-13 at 11:20 -0700, John White wrote:
> Yea, I’m benchmarking rsync right now, it doesn’t seem much faster than the initial tar was at all.
> Can you elaborate on the risk on 2.x systems?..  

Backing up a 2.x MDT (or OST) is described in manual for:

 file level (MDT only supported since 2.3):

 device level:

I, personally, think it does an OK job of describing the limitations of
file and device backups - but there is always room for improvement:

Richard.Henwood at intel.com
Tel: +1 512 410 9612
Intel High Performance Data Division

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