Subject: Re: HD Disks
To: None <oeolsson@CERF.NET>
From: David Windsor <>
List: amiga
Date: 12/13/1995 01:40:57
>I assume you want to back up your entire NetBSD drive. If that is the 
>case you can do it to tape or hardisk from the Amiga side without booting 
>into NetBSD by using 'image' mode in AmiBack and possibly some other 
>backup program like Abackup.  This is an all or nothing backup procedure 
>that allows backing up the drive 'verbatim' no matter what is on the 
>drive or how it was formatted. It doesn't allow access to individual 
>files or directories. Restore is again an all or nothing procedure and 
>demands that NOTHING has changed with regard to the drives partitioning 
>information. It's wise to save out the RDB information from the drive 
>using AmiBack or AmiBack-Tools to a safe place so you can reformat the 
>drive to its original specs in case of an emergency. Now if this doesn't
>address your real needs please ignore it, but it is one way out until a 
>better method comes up.

Thanks for the info, I hadn't considered doing it from the Amiga side. 
I'll try it out... I'm still going to try and find a way to access HD 
diskettes if I can.

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