[ale] 26G to backup
gcsviii at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 18:43:20 EST 2011
Crashplain to a local network box or an offsite box or there servers, works
well for me.
On Dec 30, 2011 4:20 PM, "Chris Fowler" <cfowler at outpostsentinel.com> wrote:
> I have 26G of data I want to archive and backup up. I would want to do
> this on DVDs.
> I can spend a hour or so creating a perl script that will create ISOs at
> 4.4GB each, but I'm thinking this problem has been solved with a better
> script (mine not written) or some OSS software project. I like ISO9660
> with Rockridge and Joilet, but I also like to burn some DVDs as ext2 to
> preserve all attributes (permissions, owership, etc).
> I'm looking for some pointers on the best way to accomplish this. Of
> course I could tar it all up and use split. That would require me to
> re-assemble the data when I need to chase down one file.
> I also want to archive 100G.
> I plan on purchasing a 1T USB drive to be total storage of this data,
> but I do not trust that as a primary store.
> One prime problem is my ~/mail imap directory. I've copied it off and
> am now using empty imap boxes. That directory is 6G in size and will
> not fit on a signal DVD. I've thought about using mksquashfs and then
> burning the squash as the DVD (would not mount in Winders). My concern
> here is that future squashfs versions would render my data unreadable.
> All this data will be archived on 2 sets of DVDs. One set will be in my
> office and the second set in an offsite location inside of a safe.
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