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[tlug] UNIX backup solution

I was looking around for a better backup solution than tape, and it 
struck me that USB might fit the bill. What I need is some removeable 
media device with 20 gb capacity. I was orginally leaning toward 
removeable IDE or SCSI, but they would have to be hotswappable, as well. 
So that made me think of USB. A few 20 gb USB hard drives would seem to 
fit the bill. They are relatively inexpensive, hotswappable, and could 
be taken offsite.

Any comments? Anybody using USB hard drives with Linux and have a 

Josh Glover <>

Computer Science Undergrad
"No segfault, no problem!"

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