[mythtv-users] OT: Free backup solution for my linux boxes?

Claude Gélinas agr. claude at phyto.qc.ca
Sat Jun 9 01:30:15 UTC 2007

I use rsync to backup everything I want to another harddisk in a
removable drawer which I can remove and place on a shelf until I need to
backup again or restore.

The best long term backup system is by using a spare harddisk which can
stay many years on the shelf without loosing the data.

 Le vendredi 08 juin 2007 à 14:44 -0400, William Munson a écrit :
> After a lightning strike took out my windows boxes last week I am now 
> hyper aware of a need to backup to non-volatile media. I have found a 
> good solution for windows systems however I have not yet found something 
> I like for linux.
> My requirements are:
> 1. Backup to DVD-R
> 2. Backup of all specified partitions. Dont want to back up the tv 
> recordings partition.
> 3. Must use/create bootable DVD so that I do not have to reinstall linux 
> to restore backup.
> 4. No need for periodic backups. I will run them when I make significant 
> changes to the system.
> My windows solution is PowerQuest Drive Image (With bootable floppy)
> Suggestions?
> TIA,
> Bill
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