how would you backup 1TB of data to dvds?
john.wendel at metnet.navy.mil
Mon Feb 11 18:30:02 UTC 2008
Valent Turkovic 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?
> Thank you in advance,
A couple of minor points ...
Writing a dual layer DVD takes 45 minutes - not 10 minutes. You're
looking at 3 days of continuous burning. The drive will need some cool
Dual layers are too expensive at this time (~ 1.00 US / disk)
You could build a DVD server with 4 (or more) drives. Should make the
process a lot faster. Fairly cheap if you get an old used P4,
shouldn't cost more than $200 US.
Tools? No, I just do it by hand using K3B. Wastes a lot of time.
I backup lots of video to DVDs, I've currently got 800 DVDS. IT'S A
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