Re: ghost-like programs for Linux platform - bingo !!!
On Mon, 1 Mar 2004, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> On 2004-03-02, j smith penned:
> > ghost for Windows can copy files in an partition exactly. is there any
> > Linux programs similar to ghost?
> In my personal experience, ghost does *not* always copy the files in a
> partition exactly. If at all possible, keep backups when using it.
and neither does anyother app ...
- disk surfaces are not perfect either
a good 512 byte sector can be copied to a bad 512 sector on
the targe and now you're screwed ... youwont know till
you need that partiticular "abc" in that file occupying the
full 512 byte sector
== always use backups :-)