[CentOS] OT: Backup Question/Solution

Fri Aug 12 12:16:12 UTC 2016
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

TE Dukes wrote:

> I purchased a 128GB flash drive. I can't get Mondo to write to it. I want
> to be able to make this device bootable. Do I need it reformat it from a
> Windows file system to ext4? I never had to format a blank DVD previously. 
> Is there a better solution for backing up a home system to some sort of
> external media?

I don't know if it is better, but I use BackupPC.
This has an archive option to copy the latest backup to somewhere else.
I use it to backup to an external drive every fortnight or so.
(I backup every night to a different hard drive on my CentOS machine.)

Timothy Murphy  
gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin