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Old 06-24-2011, 03:04 PM   #1
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Drakbackup and sg0 instead of sr0

In an earlier post today I asked where the backup icon was in MCC. Well I'm sorry to say I found it.
Using rpm I downloaded Drackbackup to a PC with Mandriva Free 2010.2 installed. Following the instructions I started a backup.
Sometime later I remembered why I've not done a backup for several years. Drakbackup fails with the well known (well known after searching LQ and Google that is) "sg0 is a hard disk" (paraphrasing) where it should be looking at sr0 - the CD/DVD writer. I'm now reinstalling the OS again as I lack the skill to do otherwise.
If someone would explain how I will try a backup again.

With hope for any help and thanks for reading.
Old 07-05-2011, 05:27 PM   #2
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Use an alternative backup program. There are several in the repo's. One that I've seen recommended is luckyback, although I've never used it. (I use rsync.)

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