Restoring an Absolute backbyname Backup Relatively


OS Level: AIX Version 4.3
Type/Model: J50


How can I restore an absolute backbyname backup relatively?


This solution may not yield desired results in all instances. However, try entering the following steps:

  1. Create a new directory in which to restore the file. Enter:
    mkdir /tmp/newdir
  2. Mount the new directory. Enter:
    mount /tmp/newdir /olddir
  3. Restore the file. Enter:
    restore -xqvf /dev/rmt0.1 /olddir
  4. Unmount the old directory. Enter:
    umount /olddir

[ Doc Ref: 9538463248538     Publish Date: Apr. 28, 2000     4FAX Ref: none ]