Re: [OT] Backup solutions - watching
On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Alvin Oga wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Jamie Lawrence wrote:
> > If you use it, I recommend keeping a close eye on it.
> if you use any backup system ...
> - restore that "backup data" to a new disk regularly
> and see that all the files are there..
Yes, certainly, if you rely on your backup, both test and verify.
What I was getting at specifically was that after experimenting with
rdiff-backup, I found it problematic.
It very well could be that I did something stupid, or that the software
sucks, or that my computer is punishing me for being a US aggressor. I
I was merely interested in provoking due diligence for those who choose
to employ that particular software.
-j, who makes an effort to speak in more than ellipses.
Jamie Lawrence firstname.lastname@example.org
"... in making the freedom-for-safety swap, we haven't just dishonored
the dead of 9/11. We've helped something else die too."
- Nick Gillespie