From: John Drescher <drescherjm@gm...> - 2008-11-29 17:12:44
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Jari Fredriksson <jarif@...> wrote:
>> Yes, the DVD code is unfortunately very difficult to
>> maintain, and apparently no one in the community tested
>> it while in beta phase, so it seems to be pretty
>> seriously broken.
>> We are considering (I have been doing so for some time)
>> ripping it out and using DVD filesystems which allow more
>> or less normal appends to DVDs.
> Someone mentioned that 2.0.2 would work. Would it be possible to add that tarball to sourceforge, as it is not there anymore.
> I have been a month without any backup solution, after my DAT died, and I invested lots of money to a DVD-writer + media + storage bag for those. If 2.0.2 works, it would be a great temporary solution.
If you have some disk space, you could create disk volumes of ~4GB and
periodically burn the disk volume files to dvd, then delete the disk
volumes from your hard drive and when needed restore the dvds to your
disk storage location. You could even script parts of this.