[CentOS] Multiple incremental DVD backup program?

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Thu Nov 1 16:21:34 UTC 2012


On Thu, 1 Nov 2012, Les Mikesell wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Multiple incremental DVD backup program?

*snip*

> Assuming you have space to hold the temp copies, why don't you do
> something like:
> tar  -czf - dir  |split --bytes=4G /parth/to/prefix
>
> Odds are good that a 6GB dir would compress to fit on on DVD anyway.

Thanks Les.

dar supports slices, and the GUI looks good for it as well.

I might not even bother with compressing things, just want 
backups to write to DVD's away from the computer.

Regards,

Keith

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