[CentOS] backup question
gary.richardson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 14:00:18 UTC 2008
Do you need to shut your machine down to use clonezilla? After a quick skim
of the site, I can't find anything that says you don't.
On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 7:27 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> I've had good results using Clonezilla for complete backup of OS+data.
>> Is there any compression? Does it span multiple CDs if necessary?
> It does an image copy and knows enough about most filesystems to only copy
> the used portions of the disk. Yes it compresses, no it doesn't split - or
> write CD's directly. It lets you store the image in a variety of places
> (network mount via samba, NFS, or ssh), local disks which could be USB
> external, etc.). After the image is stored, you can use a command line to
> convert the image to a bootable DVD image containing clonezilla and the
> image. But it doesn't split and you have to use some other utility to burn
> the DVD. It would probably work pretty well to install clonezilla to boot
> from a large USB disk where you could store images directly and restore from
> Les Mikesell
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