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Another question regarding backups

I've been using rsnapshot for my backups lately, and the target is my
160BG SATA drive set up as a single LVM volume (1 physical, 1 logical).=20
While I may possibly move the backups to my USB drive in the future, I
was thinking that LVM may not be a wise choice if I lose my primary
drive. Would I be better off to simply use a physical partition
formatted to ext4 rather than LVM in the case I lose my 1TB drive.

BTW: If I were to experience a total drive failure, I would most likely
install the OS onto a new drive and restore, so that the backup would be
accessible. My concern would be accessing the backup data from a LiveCD.

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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