> > Presuming you mean ext3 - what do you want to back it up to? dd,
> > tar, amanda are all valid tools, depending on where the backup is
> > going... there are no doubt many other tools I've left out, the
> > omission of which will no doubt swiftly be corrected by others on
> > this list!
> Yes, I meant ext3, sorry it sounded like x3.
>> I don't mind what tool I use as long as it does it right and I can
> back it up to /mnt/vfat/ which is where the fat32 partition is
> mounted. I'm about to mess around with the gnome speech package and
> I know that I'll probably mess something up.
FAT32 doesn't support UNIX type file permissions (the owner changes to
root & all files appear +x) so it depends on what type of files. I guess
archiving tools like tar would maintain permissions.
I keep my music, vids, gimp art etc. on FAT partitions I never bothered
to reformat without any major issues.
Oh, and Hi all - first post :)
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