On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Michael C. Cambria wrote: > Is it possible to restore a local filesystem such as / or /usr > from a remote tape? > > I'm assuming that one would need to be in single user mode or > boot from fixit floppy/CD. So I'm trying to test accessing > the remote tape from both single user mode or fixit with no > luck. I can get the LAN up, and the two machines can ping > each other. > > Things look like they fail when restore trys to run rsh. > > Before I guess at modifying the fixit floppy or the script in > the handbook to try to allow for a remote tape restore, I'd > like to know what others have done.
It is possible by using a fixit CD which is the second one of the four FreeBSD CDs because all necessary binaries and libraries are available there. I've done it some time ago; maybe you need to create links from /usr/bin to /mnt2/usr/bin and /usr/lib to /mnt2/usr/lib to get things working. Regards Konrad Heuer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) ____ ___ _______ GWDG / __/______ ___ / _ )/ __/ _ \ Am Fassberg / _// __/ -_) -_) _ |\ \/ // / 37077 Goettingen /_/ /_/ \__/\__/____/___/____/ Germany To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message