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Backing up a Linux (or Other *nix) System 134

bigsmoke writes "My buddy Halfgaar finally got sick of all the helpful users on forums and mailing lists who keep suggesting backup methods and strategies to others which simply don't, won't and can't work. According to him, this indicates that most of the backups made by *nix users simply won't help you recover, while you'd think that disaster recovery is the whole point of doing backups. So, now he explains to the world once and for all what's involved in backing up *nix systems."

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