Subject: Re: backup to CD
To: Rhialto <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/22/2005 17:18:43
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 05:10:04PM +0100, Rhialto wrote:
> As for backups, so far I have done it a bit simplistically and used
> dump(8) to stdout, piped to growisofs in image mode. This has a big
> disadvantage that you can put only one dump on a DVD+R(W).

But why do you want your dumpfile in an ISO filesystem?  You can just burn
one or multiple raw dumpfiles to the CD or DVD, creating a multi-session
CD, which you can read using mscdlabel(8).