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Re: Linux mirror on a second hd

At 12/2/98 04:31 PM -0500, Stephane Leclerc wrote:
>Hi Folks!
>I'm looking for a software utility to mirror my Linux hd on a second hd ?
>I've two 4.2 Go IDE HDs. The first one contain the linux root partition, 
>a second partition for data and the swap partition. The second is free to 
>use for backup.

If you want to run an active mirror (online and kept synced) you should
look into the kernel's MD feature.  You want to create a RAID 1 with those
two drives.  Check out:


You you simply want a drive to backup to, the standard cpio, afio, or tar
could get the job done.

--Jay Barbee

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