[PLUG-TALK] Dooh dumped my mail server, well I'll see if...

Russ Johnson russj at dimstar.net
Fri Sep 19 14:49:36 PDT 2003


On 19 Sep 2003 13:08:44 -0700
"Michael C. Robinson" <michael at goose.robinson-west.com> wrote:

> I have decided it's highly unwise to even consider
> using hard drives for backups because of how easy it is to partition
> the wrong compared to tapes where you take them out of the system.

Actually, backups to a hard drive are very wise. Drive space is cheap, and it's supported most everywhere without any configuration. 

The thing is, you want to use drives on another machine, and usually, a system that you don't make regular changes to all the time. 

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