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"Victor Padro" 11-23-2007 06:03 PM

snapshots of server state with F/OSS software
 
more info about what dd can do here



On Nov 23, 2007 11:54 AM, Frank Cox <
theatre@sasktel.net> wrote:
On Fri, 23 Nov 2007 09:44:12 -0800

Rogelio <scubacuda@gmail.com> wrote:

> But won't that mean that I dd the *entire* hard drive, and not just that

> which has changed?

That's what a snapshot is.

If what you want is not a snapshot but something else instead, then dd is
probably not the best tool for the job. *You could probably run a diff between

the previous image and the current image, but I'm sure there is a better way.

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Rogelio 11-23-2007 06:36 PM

snapshots of server state with F/OSS software
 
On 11/23/07, Victor Padro <vpadro@gmail.com> wrote:
more info about what dd can do
here
*
Thank you Victor. That gives me some ideas, actually.
*
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