[Wolves] backing up methods

Mo Awkati mawkati at yahoo.co.uk
Tue May 5 19:02:31 UTC 2009


>I've set up Simple Backup on my PC at home. It does work very well.
>You can see how many backups have been done by going to the restore
>app in the system menu. It will give you a dropdown menu of available

>> I know it depends on th amount
>> of data, but we are talking about 4.5G of data, photos, videos etc

>Yes. Depending on how you set it up. If you did incremental backups
>then it will only copy and backup the changes since the last full
>backup. I think I have mine set to do a  full backup every month, and
>incremental ones each day. This means once a month it takes a while
>(hour or two) to backup the entire hard drive, then each other day
>maybe 10-20mins.

>Hope that helps.


I have had a look at the scripts, maybe I will have a go with them when I have more time. 
I will use Simple backup like you suggested, that way it is only doing a small job at a time. 
Don't why I didn't think of it!!



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