Convert MBR Partitions to GPT
roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Sep 7 13:26:24 UTC 2019
> > The defaults are always going to annoy some people. I’d say using dump
> > for backup seems like it’s pretty much and edge case these days.
> I wouldn't say that. Over the years, I've encountered many settings
> where there's more than only one partition per disk, and several
> disks in a system, and backing up data partition-wise is very
If I remember correctly ...
There is a paper out there - now somewhat old but I believe
available on-line - that compares various backup/restore methods
for UNIXish systems.
The conclusion was: many things can work for specific needs, but
dump/restore is the only one that does the comnplete job every time.
<racks brain> I _think_ the author was Elizabeth Zwicky.
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