June 20th, 2006


Amanda 2.5.0

From the 2.5.0 release announcement ]:

Changes in release 2.5.0

  • Communication security/authentication: Kerberos 4/5, OpenSSH
  • Data security: Symmetric/Assymetric encrytion algorithms (aesutil and gpg encryption), Encryption can be done on server or client, Custom encryption utilities can be used.
  • Compression: Ability to add custom compression tools. This is a really useful feature especially since it can specified for a DLE. You can use different compression algorithm for images, binaries, ascii files and so on.
  • Dump images spanning multiple media volumes - Dump images are no longer restricted to a single media volume (tape or vtape). ← !!!!!!  Data restoration can be done using amrecover and amfetchdump commands.
  • Auto tape labelling - This optional feature is good for disk backups.

Dear Amanda Team,

About time!

Much love,

P.S.  /me happily axes out custom scripts that split a 300GB filesystem into hundreds of tarfiles


Stolen from cyis75

  1. Pick 11 of your favorite movies.
  2. Then pick one of your favorite quotes from each movie.
  3. Post the quotes in your journal.
  4. Have those on your friends list guess what the movie is.
  5. Either strike out the quote once it has been correctly identified or place the guesser's user name directly after the quote.
  6. Extra points for knowing the actor or character's name.
  1. “My hate will die—with you.” ← cyis75
  2. “I love the stupid king.”
  3. “I want all this marked on my body.  Where the real countries are.  Not boundaries drawn on maps with the names of powerful men.  I know you'll come carry me out to the Palace of Winds.  That's what I've wanted: To walk in such a place with you.  With friends, on an earth without maps.”
  4. 「やっぱりてれくさくてこの手紙は出せません。」
  5. “I told you they was organized.” → djsyndrome
  6. “Truth is like, like a blanket that always leaves your feet cold.  You push it, stretch it, it'll never be enough.  You kick at it, beat it, it'll never cover any of us.  From the moment we enter crying to the moment we leave dying, it will just cover your face as you wail and cry and scream.” ← iguanagrrl
  7. “WARNING: MAY CONTAIN NUTS” → ferrari_iidx
  8. “근데 아저씨, 오늘은 왜 반말해요?”
  9. “What are you talking about?”  “Let's keep going!”  “What do you mean?”  “Go.”
  10. “You're watching the Family Learning Channel.” → jeffreyatw
  11. “There are simply too many notes.” ← cyis75