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Aug
3
comment Backup of 5TB server
Since there is no way to fit the data on a single disk, I need a program which can distribute the backups on several disks which aren't connected to the PC all the time.
Aug
2
comment Backup of 5TB server
Oops. Sorry, I'm on Linux.
Aug
2
comment Backup Entire Computer
It should be pretty simple to restore the .img to a disk or USB drive and then configure VirtualPC to use it as a boot device.
Aug
2
comment Filesystem which heals itself, supports removable media and incremental backups
Can I assign a backup disk with zfs? What I'm looking for is something that allows a simple and safe way to backup 5TB of data on several disks.
Jun
28
comment tar - exclude does not work
What are you suggesting? That he can't open the file "Exclude" with an editor and compare it against the output of the tar command above???
Jun
28
comment tar - exclude does not work
For homework, I suggest to point the OP in the right direction instead of posting the answer.
May
21
comment How do I compile mercurial 1.5.2 on debian?
The "right place" was what I was missing. I unpacked the debian directory along with the orig sources instead of inside of it.
May
21
comment How do I compile mercurial 1.5.2 on debian?
Thanks, that works. My reason is that I have a patch which I need and I really don't want to pollute my system with unknown packages at this time, so no "sid" for me (whatever that might be - it's my first contact with debian).
May
21
comment How do I compile mercurial 1.5.2 on debian?
This isn't about programming but "how do I use software". But it's a grey area, I agree.
Apr
16
comment DNS cannot resolve a web site address
@Martin: I mentioned it because ping isn't reliable. There might a firewall in your way, for example.
Apr
16
comment DNS cannot resolve a web site address
Windows, Linux or MacOS?
Apr
16
comment commands executing in piping in UNIX
Congrats for a "Useless Use of Cat Award" :-) partmaps.org/era/unix/award.html
Apr
16
comment commands executing in piping in UNIX
Because there is a line feed character after the string "date"
Apr
14
comment Unhappy with performance of GBit Ethernet to Fiber converter
In short: yes. I need to connect more places and the space is very limited. In the volume where I can run a single CAT6, I can run 12 fibers.
Apr
12
comment Unhappy with performance of GBit Ethernet to Fiber converter
@Brian: How do you clean them?
Apr
12
comment Unhappy with performance of GBit Ethernet to Fiber converter
And I could try with a different cable but I'm pretty sure the cable is good (it's fresh out of the box, no indication of strain and with the protective caps still installed).
Apr
12
comment Unhappy with performance of GBit Ethernet to Fiber converter
Unfortunately, there are no diagnostics. These devices are KISS. I'm not aware that I have enabled Jumbo packets but I'll check.
Apr
12
comment How to link a directory in Ubuntu to a directory in Windows 7?
That works only if the Windows partition is mounted under Linux. Use the command "mount" (no arguments) to see if and where it is mounted.
Apr
12
comment Unhappy with performance of GBit Ethernet to Fiber converter
Multimode fiber.
Apr
11
comment Removing a malware that sets up as a system driver
And don't forget to unplug it from any kind of network until you could install a firewall and the most important security fixes!