[RndTbl] Open Source Backup/cloning to USB HDD

John Lange john at johnlange.ca
Tue Oct 27 14:44:49 CDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 14:00 -0500, Montana Quiring wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to backup a few Fedora serves and I'm wondering what Open
> Source software people have used and would recommend for taking a
> snapshot of a the complete system and have it save to an external USB
> hard drive.

Personally I like "dd" for images.

dd if=/dev/xxx | gzip > backup.img.gz

John Lange

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