On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 03:34:37PM -0400 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Brendan Kehoe thought:
>> >A single backup drive is not a single point of failure. If the backup
> >drive fails, you still have your running machines. Just go get a new
> >backup drive and start again. Nothing lost.
> >Assuming of course that you do an occasional restore test...
>> That's true. But, there was an underlying cause for my worries... I
> expect it'll be a backup drive and, also, a common place for storing
> piles of crap that doesn't have to stay on laptops, or needs to come off
> old disks.
Ah, so you're using your backup device as a primary store also. Now it's
suddenly not a backup anymore. Spring for a second disk for the crap or
sort and delete the crap...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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