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Date:      Wed, 3 Mar 2004 09:14:57 -0500
From:      Lucas Holt <luke@foolishgames.com>
To:        "Toomas Aas" <toomas.aas@raad.tartu.ee>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: backup
Message-ID:  <2693F802-6D1D-11D8-9B78-000A95EFF4CA@foolishgames.com>
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On Mar 3, 2004, at 8:59 AM, Toomas Aas wrote:

> Hi!
>
> On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 9:32 am, Richard Beyer wrote:
>>> We're currently doing a back up of a FreeBSD 4.9 (2) server by
>>> plugging a USB external drive in and then doing
>>> cp /dev/ad0 /dev/da0
>>>
>>> This takes about 30 hours, (USB 1).
>
>

Could you get a USB 2 PCI card?  Presuming the drive and freebsd 
support it, i would think it could make things a bit faster.  USB2 is 
faster than firewire 400 which is what most pcs have.  Apple just 
starting shipping Firewire 800 last year (its their standard).

Lucas Holt
Luke@FoolishGames.com
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