[sf-lug] Backups are important
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Nov 21 11:51:52 PST 2007
Quoting RBV (GoodWriter2548 at earthlink.net):
> At present, I happily use Ghost to backup my dual-boot W2K Pro /
> Ubuntu 7.04 computer.
A one-generation backup stored in the same building is indeed better than
nothing. It does qualify as backup, for small values of "backup". ;->
> The essential point is regardless of any aesthetic or theological offenses
> committed by using Ghost, IT WORKS
Almost as well as Partimage (http://www.partimage.org/). And Ghost
destroys partitions much less often than it used to. I wish you luck.
> Well, it seems to me that a vigorous debate is NOT a workable backup
Well, aren't _you_ the commendable moderate? And we all know that
compromise is always inherently wise. ;->
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