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Linux.com: Mondo Rescue LiveCD Backup: A Nugget of Gold

Jun 16, 2004, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)


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"I received an email a few weeks ago following a column I wrote on backups. The reader said, 'I'm looking for a way to back up (preferably image) my current Fedora install to CD-RW. Ideally, I guess what I'm looking for is 'bare-metal' disaster recovery--i.e., boot up from CD, enter some command(s) and have my (mostly!) working Fedora install re-imaged back to my HD.' I didn't, but I suspected I could find a LiveCD for this purpose. Sure enough, Mondo Rescue does everything the man asked for. The only drawback--if there is one--is that it's more geared for advanced users or system admins that it is for noobies..."

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