Complete backup of Linux install

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Mon Nov 21 14:30:21 MST 2005

Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> Main site:
> You could do a file backed VM and make snapshots of the file as you need
> to.  Restoring a whole system would be as easy as `cp sys1.backup sys1`.
> Ubiquitous Xen is going to make things sweet for sysadmins.
> Gabe

That is a very interesting idea.  Is there a significant performance 
loss running the VM?

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