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Old 08-11-2003, 02:08 AM   #1
svyshna
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miiroring boot disk in linux


Hi All.,
My requirement is to develop a secondary boot disk(Alternative boot disk) for our server.For that which of the following method is preferable.Our vertion is Linux.7.3(2.4.18-3)

1.Connect the Hard disk in another system and install the O.S and all required software
2.Connect it to the same system and do the mirroring.
If second is preferable what is procedure to develop the mirror disk
Regards,
Satya
 
Old 08-11-2003, 05:08 AM   #2
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I'm not sure if I understand what you are after exactly but if you want to simply create a backup of your hard disk onto another hard disk on the system you have a few options.

You could set up a RAID so that all data is written to both disks all the time leaving you with an exact copy of your primary disk.

If you want to back up certain directories onto another hard disk you can use mirrordir to simply mirror a dirctory to the other hard disk. This can be setup in a cron job so that you get backups of certain directories at a specified time.
 
  


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