Date: Monday, September 23rd, 2002, 00:00
Everyone has a different strategy for backups and approaches can vary significantly. The important point is to insure against loss of data and time. Under classic OS, I used to back up my system and applications to a second internal HD. This has proven more difficult under X, so I keep a pristine install of X, updated with only Apple system updates on one drive along with OS-9 to run classic applications. The other drive is my boot drive with X installed. I typically install the latest and greatest like Jaguar on this “pristine drive”, but wait a week or two before updating my daily boot drive. I may start using a program like Carbon Copy Cloner to create the occasional disk image of my active system, but I haven’t yet.
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