Multivolume backup using tar to floppy..
I wrote a program awhile back called "vol". It's similar to a program
by the same name that came with Minix, but I wrote it from scratch in
C. You use it like this. To backup:
tar ... | compress | vol -w /dev/fd0 1440
and to restore:
vol -r /dev/fd0 1440 | zcat | tar ...
It stops and prompts every 1440 (or whatever) Kilobytes and asks you to
place the next disk in. Is anybody interested in this? Please respond
via e-mail. If there are enough responses I'll beef up it's error
checking and offer it "officially" as a new binary.
Probably what we really need is a dd(1) with a "pause" option.