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Re: ext3cow FS?

 On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 8:10 AM, Scott R. Ehrlich <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> I just found an article comparing Ubuntu Linux (7.04) to Vista, and one of 
> the areas they compare is backups.   In that section they mention ext3cow, 
> which was the first time I'd heard of it. 
>  What are people's insights of ext3cow?   I haven't had to recompile a 
> kernel in ages - it seems the default ones, for the most part, for Ubuntu 
> and CentOS, anyway, are fully robust to handle whatever I throw at them. 
>  So how does something like ext3cow for some kind of backup/restore fair? 
>  What other similar tools do people use?   How about for systems that are 
> actively in use that I may opt to insert this functionality, ideally without 
> rebooting, but if needed, I would. 

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