Quoting Philip Reynolds (phil at redbrick.dcu.ie):
> A lot of companies nowadays use another method of backing up, much
> like prayer, called NBA. An NBA is one of the most easiest and
> short-term relaxing ways to do a backup, definately cost effective,
> however there are problems with restoration I'm unaware of.
>>  Non-existent Backup Scheme
Phil's advice seemed a little radical, so I compromised and just
switched to /dev/null as my backup device. Throughput has improved
immensely! The only additional equipment required is peril-sensitive
Cheers, Live Faust, die Jung.
rick at linuxmafia.com
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!