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bluesword1969 02-09-2010 03:35 PM

Backup entire system to DVD.
 
Anyone know a good way to do this, aside of something like mondo?

Basically, I want to write to the DVD, much like tar would write to a tape.

Backup to tape example:

Code:

sudo nice tar -jcvpf /dev/st0 / --exclude=/some-random-backup-dir --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/sys --exclude=/mnt --exclude=/media --exclude=/tmp
Thanks!

jefro 02-09-2010 04:44 PM

I guess you could tar,dd, cat or such to a udf disk.

catkin 02-09-2010 04:44 PM

dar

bluesword1969 02-09-2010 04:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by catkin (Post 3858259)

Oooh.. neat. :-)

I'll try it!

I'll post results later.

Thanks for the URL.


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