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Re: Have DVD burner, will backup!



On Thursday 15 June 2006 03:57, Daniel Johnson wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Mark Grieveson <dg135@torfree.net> wrote:
> > >I use DAR and a script called DARomizer which is designed to backup a
> > >hard drive to multi DVD-RW disks.
> > >
> > >DAR:
> > >http://dar.linux.free.fr/
> > >
> > >DARomizer:
> > >http://www.catherders.com/tiki-list_file_gallery.php?galleryId=1
> >
> > Thanks, that sounds great.  I notice too that dar is packaged in the
> > repositories.  I'm going to give it a try.
>
> I made a perl script to backup to DVD's, and put it on sourceforge
> back in April.  111 downloads so far, and not one support request.  It
> worked for me, but I'm not sure how well anyone else is doing with it
> because no one has sent me mail about it.
>
> http://lazybackup.sourceforge.net/

Trying it out now with a noburn option with a .dar file size limit. See if 
this works. Am I correct to assume that it will fill the first one, burn it 
while filling the next one, remove it after burning/verifying and continue 
until done/disk is full?

Still takes a very long time and verifying will also take a long time. This 
ammount of time, if user intervention be required, will discourage backups.

So sometime along the line, needed:
1. Tell me how many disks I will need and some time estimates.
2. Option not to verity. The other script has this.
3. Exclude options. I think dar defaults these.

Anyway, the slice size limit did not work. Should--simply passed on to dar?



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