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[leafnode-list] Re: backup or migration strategy

On Saturday 29 September 2012 21:35 Thufir wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:38:17 +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> >> Or, perhaps it would make sense configure leafnode to work off a
> >> secondary hard drive, although perhaps that would require configuring /
> >> var with symlinks?
> >
> > While possible, what is the point?
> I'm doing a clean install onto a larger hard drive:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD
> and will now have this extra disc, so I was thinking it might make sense
> to utilize it just for news?

Depends on the volumes involved, of course.
But, presumeably the new HD will be *much* bigger, and the existing one has a 
few miles on it?

Why not install everything on the new disk and use the old one as a drive to 
store cron'd backups?

If it ain't broken, don't fix it.
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