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Re: Looking for backup solutions

on Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 12:48:16PM -0400, Dan Anderson (dan@mathjunkies.com) wrote:

> I have a 40 GB hard disk I want to back up to CD.  I figure I could
> run dd but the man page was unintelligible.  

How do you plan to dd 40 GiB of disk to 650 MiB of CD?

> Can anyone offer any suggestions?

Tape and tar.

There's a short FAQ on GNU/Linux system backups you may find useful, at:



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