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


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