Subject: Re: HD Disks
To: None <oeolsson@CERF.NET>
From: David Windsor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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