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RE: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?

To: "Rakotomandimby (R12y) Mihamina" <mihamina.rakotomandimby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?
From: "JHJE (Jan Holst Jensen)" <jhje@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 08:51:53 +0100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?
> I have 4 x 10GB to backup. Of course, the backup is done 
> while the domains are down.
> The domains are 4 different Linux distributions I make tests on.
> But it's still too slow (dd+bzip2). Would you know another 
> way to make partition backups?


Since these are all Linux distros, AND you are backing up while the
domains are down, I would suggest that you simply mount the partitions
and do a tarball of the file system - or do an rsync of the whole thing
for even better performance.

-- Jan Holst Jensen, Denmark

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