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Re: OT: Bootable disk images [RAID]
- Subject: Re: OT: Bootable disk images [RAID]
- From: ajx jxz@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 08:42:45 +0100
Paul Breeze wrote:
> I suppose it depends what your needs are. Disk mirroring is designed to maintain system integrity
> in the event of a hard drive failure. It does not make the need for regular backup redundant and
> will not prevent the operating system being screwed up. I have had a couple of hard drive failures
> in the last five years and had been maintaining a second drive to which I copied files from the
> main drive. Under those conditions mirroring seemed worth trying.
I see your point. But wouldn't the backup be more secure if the hard
drive were in a removeable tray - online just for the backup?
On the other hand, disk mirroring is an automatic way of reliably
twinning a whole system.
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