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Re: [SLE] bru speed tweaking
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:40:13 -0500
  • Message-id: <q8atu0hsm9atab200nq3ll4nrhdtq0h9uh@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 13:21:51 -0600, you wrote:

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>>
>> >
>>I have used BRU, but it was a long time ago ...like a couple years, I think.
>>That one came w/Caldera Open Linux. I do know that the version I used had
>>no speed tweaks. I backed up to disk, burned to CDs. The 2+/- GB of data
>>I backed up on that particular box took about 1.5 hours, I think. It is a
>>lengthy process no matter what one uses, but lately I have taken to using
>>DAR and like the fact that it'll back up quite rapidly the 5+GB I now have.
>>I have never timed it but know it happens more quickly than you have
>>indicated.
>
>I take it DAR backs up to another hard disk in the system. Correct me if im
>wrong.

DAR backs up to DVDs, CDs, Floppies, ZIP drives. Basically anything
where you need your backup 'sliced up' to fit on the media.

DAR is as fast as your media layer, more or less.

Mike-

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