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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2009 23:45:16 -0800
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: how to create a DVD backup filesystem?
Message-ID:  <20090123074516.GC96433@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <497954FE.8050206@gmail.com>
References:  <20090123011043.GA86638@thought.org> <497954FE.8050206@gmail.com>

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On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:26:22PM -0700, Tim Judd wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> >	Guys, I've got several directories off ~kline/ that I want to
> >	store permanently.  Like all my development code in ~/devel, and
> >	all my music mp3's and ogg's in ~/Music, and all my online and
> >	mp3 books from libribox.org in ~/readings.  There are PDF files
> >	and HTML and a slew of other stuff.
> >
> >	Can I use K3B or some other GUI program to create a filesystem on
> >	either a few CD's or one DVD?  Right now, I'm cross-backing up
> >	stuff to four live servers.  It's just data, but I would like to
> >	be able to inset it into my optical tray, cd to it and cd to
> >	wherever and read or listen to AND (if some disaster strikes) be
> >	able to copy my files from the disc to the computer.
> >
> >	I think I figured out how to create a tiny filesystem on a floppy
> >	disc, but this was a Long time ago.  Anything "push-button"?
> >
> >	tia,
> >
> >	gary
> >
> >
> >
> You can always try to tar it up directly
> 
> tar -czf /dev/acd0 ~kline/ ~devel/
> 
> Good luck.


	I do tar ~kline --bzip'd-- and scp it around.  3 times/week.  I
	want my most important stuff, ~/[DOT] files too, on a DVD.
	Y'never know when a meteor will destroy the Earth... .





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