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Posted on 2006-06-26
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I have 2 hardisks each of them is the same model 250 gb I in stall fedora I plane to back up home directory form one hardisk to ano ther hardisk how can i do that  but when I df it it look it  merge hardisk to gehter  it is not good is it back up home directory in the same hardrive what solution i can do

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login as: somsak
somsak@192.168.0.37's password:
[somsak@dhcppc19 ~]$ df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
                     471966488   2370776 445234344   1% /
/dev/hda1               101086      9954     85913  11% /boot
tmpfs                   241736         0    241736   0% /dev/shm
[somsak@dhcppc19 ~]$
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seems like you have created a logical volume when you setup to combine the two harddrives together.  I don't think there is a way of separating them.  You may want to backup the home directory to some other computers on the network.  You can use rsync to backup the home directory.  The tutorial for rsync is here http://everythinglinux.org/rsync/
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Hi,

Take @ backup on seperate place or other media and it is not possible to seperate HDD once volume is running. so best option is use tar+gz command to zip u r files and directory and ftp to some other server and keep backup.. why i m suggestting - if single pt of failue u will lost everything !!! so it is meaning less to keep backup in same machine.


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