Re: backup using hard disk - any ideas
> I recently had a hard drive die on me causing me to lose lots of data. I
> have rebuilt my system (a K6/233 with Debian on 1GB and Win95 on 1GB) and I'm
> looking at various ways of backing up my data so I don't lose it all again.
> I currently have about 2 GB of drive space that I am not using and want to
> devote to backing up my system. At worst I can just do a cpio or tar but I
> am sure there is a more elegant way to do it. There might even be a package
> which does this. Any ideas are appreciated.
I've been using taper for a long time to do a nightly backup of 1 gb of data
to a spare hard drive. It works great. You can set it up to do the backups
fully automatically and mail you the results, and it can do incrementals.
see shy jo