Complete backup of Linux install

Roberto Mello rmello at fslc.usu.edu
Sat Nov 26 11:01:36 MST 2005


On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 10:33:04AM -0700, Corey Edwards wrote:
> 
> Which reminds me, I forgot to mention the other tool I use for backups
> (you can see how frequently): Mondo. It creates a bootable CD containing
> all your data. The CD can be run in "Nuke" mode which blows away
> anything on the disk and installs from the CD. You could certainly use
> that for deploying machines. It supports VFAT, but can only backup NTFS
> as an entire partition ala dd.
> 
>         http://www.mondorescue.org/

Just FYI, last time I tried Mondo, it didn't work if the system had a
partition with Windows on it, besides the Linux ones. It seems to only
work if you only have Linux installed on the hard drive.

Maybe that's been fixed by now.

-Roberto

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Install failed. Attempting to transfer virus to c:



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