Re: Recommended Linux Backup
> I don't see any mention of that venerable *nix utility, dump. Other
> than not looking like a mounted filesystem and possibly the sheer size
> of the data, dump should fulfill your requirements.
I thought about dump, but I did notthink it would stop when a volume is
full and prompt for another volume (at least not if the volume is a
> You'd certainly want to rotate between several dump sets for
No, I'm gong to be doing differential backups. The bckuip array added
tot he offline storage is enough redundancy.
> That would mean more hard drives. It might make sense
> to also dump to DVDs, just to have a different failure mode.
You're kidding,right? Back up the data to more than 900 Dual Layer
DVDs? Admittedly they are cheap, but... no, thanks.