[svlug] Desktop server purchase w/ Backups in mind?
james at colannino.org
Fri Oct 29 14:58:03 PDT 2004
Rafael Skodlar wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 04:55:51PM -0700, Anthony Ettinger wrote:
>>I'm trying to consider my options for a new desktop
>>machine that I will be installing my Linux (Gentoo)
>>home server on. What I'd like is to have 3 drives, 1
>>for the install 60gb, and 2 that are 250gb each with
>>data mirrored (in case one fails).
>>What's the best (simplest) way to do this?
>>I plan on running a samba share and storing all my
>>data (www, home, shares, etc) on one 250gb drive, and
>>I'd like the other drive to mirror it.
>>I'm basically interested in simplicity and
>>reliability. and of course ease of restoration should
>>one of the drives fail.
>Based on painfull experience I suggest you have means to completely
>disconnect the backup drive.[...]
Removeable HD maybe? Probably too unreliable but just thought I'd throw
that one out there.
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