[plug] Open source drive copy for multiple OSes
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Tue Aug 28 23:28:40 WST 2007
On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 22:32 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 20:04 +0800, sothisistheinternet wrote:
> For backup with/without compression try "rdiff-backup" - it also offers
> the benefit of maximum speed by using rsync under the hood once you've
> done the initial backup.
I hit send too soon the first time. The above should have said "...
benefit of maximum speed by using rsync under the hood _because_ once
you've done the initial backup it only backs-up changed files bit-wise
> For cloning a complete os for deployment across many cloned machines,
> with no file or link exclusions, try "clonezilla".
> Can't offer you urls atm, nor do I know whether you'll get clones of
> your windows servers from a separate linux box, but worth knowing about
> those two as far, far better than dd.
> HTH. Gavin.
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