[Dirvish] TAR - death by hardlink

Chris Finley cfinley at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 11 11:48:22 PST 2005

I have heard that TAR can die from memory usage with many hardlinks?
Is anyone backing up their images to tape for permanant archieval?
Say 5 million hardlinks (35 computers X 15 images X 10000 files).
Suggested options for archieving?

Thanks again,

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