[CentOS] snapshots of server state with F/OSS software

Rogelio scubacuda at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 17:44:12 UTC 2007


On 11/23/07, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for something (ideally) in the CentOS repo that lets me
> easily
> > take and restore snapshots of my system while powered on (similar to how
> > later versions of Norton Ghost work).  Is LVM my best bet to do this?
>
> What about dd?


But won't that mean that I dd the *entire* hard drive, and not just that
which has changed? (Or maybe dd has some options in this department that I
haven't used?)
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