How to mirror a harddisk for backup purpose

Felix Rauch rauch at inf.ethz.ch
Fri Jun 22 10:30:36 EDT 2001


On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, David Vos wrote:
> The problem with tar is that you need disk space to store the
> intermediate file between your backup and restore.

If your disks are connected to the same machine, then you can use a
pipe (see my mail earlier today).

- Felix
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