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Re: Incremental Backup to a CD-ROM? (was: Re: [SLUG] Incremental Backup Script)


>>>>> "amos" == amos  <amos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

amos> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 22:47:34 +1100, Matthew Palmer
amos> <mpalmer.at.hezmatt.org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Don't do it, man.  Your chances of getting a coaster are *way* too
>> high for any sort of even vaguely reasonable backup plan.  If
>> nothing else, you can't verify your backups until you've finalised
>> the disc, and you don't want to finalise the disc until you've got
>> it mostly full, but you want to verify your backup ASAP so you can
>> redo it if it's stuffed.

What if you use packet mode and a UDF file system, instead of ISO9660?

Peter C