Quoting <20010928225527.C2968 at bagend>
by Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie>:
> > Assuming you have a NIC for the machine (and anetwork to go along with
> > it!) you should be able to boot off a linux BBC, connect to your network,
> > mount a network directory / drive and tar up the w2k partition. that
> Very unlikely to be a flyer - tar won't preserve DOS file attributes, even
> if the BBC could successfully mount an NTFS partition, which it can't
> (presuming that the W2K being discussed is on an NTFS partition - I imagine
> Dell aren't stupid enough to install it on FAT 32)
It would probably be simpler to use the W2K backup program to back up
to a file on a network share.
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