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Re: backup archive format saved to disk

Douglas Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca> wrote:
> Is there an archive or compression format that includes the ability to
> not only detect errors but to correct them? (e.g. store ECC data
> elsewhere in the file)  If there was, and I could write it directly to
> the disk, then that would solve the blocks-failing-while-drive-stored
> issue.

.PAR files are popular on usenet... The "par2" and "parchive" debian
packages may be of help there.


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