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Re: [Devel] off-topic: need a special backup program

From: Masatake YAMATO
Subject: Re: [Devel] off-topic: need a special backup program
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 04:40:27 +0900 (JST)

> This request is completely off-topic, but a google search doesn't show
> up something useful.  Please reply privately since this topic doesn't
> belong to this list.
> I have bought a large external disk to be connected using USB 1 (which
> has a transfer speed of about 1MByte per second) to my not-too-recent
> laptop.  My idea of backing up the laptop's harddisk is to copy
> everything to the external disk the first time, creating MD5 checksum
> files additionally.  The next time I do an incremental backup, the
> backup program just compares the MD5 checksums and overwrites old
> files on the external disk if the checksums differ.
> Any ideas which program to use?  Theoretically I could write a script
> by my own, but this needs time which I don't have...

Function of pdumpfs is bit different form what you want.
However, I think it is worth to check.

Masatake YAMATO

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