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Re: Linux backup help



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bruce wrote:

> and given that usb/laptop drives are cheap... i can always keep one by my
> side, and rotate it with the working drive in the box...
> 
> should work ok...

unless you;

> bruce wrote:

> Well, yes, but one of the reasons you make backups is to cover the case
> where you meant to type 'rm -rf something*' when you are in the root
> directory and accidentally type 'rm -rf something *' instead.  Or a
> software bug that does something like that.

which would take out usb drive

> Yes - but it would be even better if you rotated 2 such disks - or ran
> over the network to another box.

which will cover you up to time that drive was rotated out.

- --
peace out.

tc,hago.

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