[geeks] Commiserate with me ... this sucks.
gleblanc at linuxweasel.com
Fri Jul 2 12:45:32 CDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 08:53, mrl wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 07:31, James wrote:
> > I've seen RAID go away. I've seen fire wipe out replicated storage
> > devices. The technology that I trust the most (but not fully) is optical,
> > but backup software (that I've seen) doesn't understand writing to a DVD
> > drive.
> I thought there was a way (in linux, anyway) to make a DVD+RW drive work
> as an extremely slow hard disk?
There is, but it's still pretty immature. It's a set of kernel patches
called packet-writing, mostly hacked on by some bloke over at SuSE.
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