Best way to back up to CD?

messmate messmate at
Mon Jan 3 14:48:48 PST 2005

On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 13:31:26 -0800
Tabor Kelly <tkelly-freebsd-questions at> wrote:

>I would like to start making periodic backups to CD. I know I can make
>a tarball, and then create an iso with just that tarball on it, and
>then burn that to a cd, but is there a better way?
>Specifically, I have read the into to backups in the Handbook and it 
>says that dump/restore is superior to tar, but it looks like dump was 
>only intended for tape drives. Am I reading this right?
>Thank You.

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