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    Backup DUMP/RESTORE file format

    Hello, I'm trying to find the definition of FreeBSD's DUMP/RESTORE file structure. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Google is determined to point me towards BSODs, core dumps, the man page for dump, etc, everything exept what I need. TIA.
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    UFS Why I am using UFS in 2021.

    I am a relatively new user of FreeBSD. For the past 15 years I have been managing a small server farm all running Debian or Ubuntu. Not thrilled with the way these distributions have been progressing, so thought I would give FreeBSD a whirl. Some things in particular that piqued my interest are...
  3. giorgiov

    External LTO drive

    Hi all, I’m trying to gather some data for an external (SCSI seems the best choice) LTO tape drive to be used with a workgroup server. The storage size requirements are about 5TB. I have already investigated cloud-based solutions like Tarsnap and I’m a bit perplexed about the cost / benefit...