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CrossNodes: Tonic for Your Backup Woes: CD Backups In Linux (Part Two)

Jan 21, 2003, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Last week's article left off with a basic CD writing command set that uses mkisofs and cdrecord to make CD backups. This week, let's first look at a few more command options for these programs before moving on to using tar for more complex needs and writing scripts to automate backups.

"Linux permissions can be a bit confusing when making backups. Recall the basic mkisofs command string to put our backup file into a CD-recordable format..."

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