NewsForge: A Personal Desktop Back-Up Solution

“A hard drive crash over the holidays left me scrambling to get
back to a productive desktop as quickly as possible. Luckily, I had
my /home partition on a separate drive, so I didn’t lose precious
email, stories, research, and pictures. But it did get me thinking
about my lack of preparedness. Where was the back-up system I’ve
talked about for years, but never acquired? This is the tale of how
I rectified that glaring omission, and built myself a personal
back-up system using inexpensive parts and free software…”


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