how would you backup 1TB of data to dvds?

Frank Cox theatre at
Sun Feb 10 21:47:04 UTC 2008

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 23:42:10 +0200
Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at> wrote:

> > How would you backup 1TB of data in a server with 4x 250GB drives all
> > mounted as separate mount points to a set of dvds using tools
> > available in fedora, centos or rhel?
> Since this thread on this interesting problem (really!) already grows
> quite large and I'm sure there will be lots of interesting suggestions
> and solution, would you mind posting a summary on your findings? Maybe
> even putting online into a wiki or similar?

I thought the concensus was, if you have 1TB of data to back up then don't do
it with DVD's.

You don't need a wiki page to post one sentence:  "Don't do that with a volume
of data that large because it's both impractical and unreliable."

MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~

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