Prototype for the time machine similar solution as you noted in h-u-b whiteboard.
sivan at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 15 20:57:59 GMT 2006
Ulrik Mikaelsson wrote:
> Don't know if I've totally missed something, but for local backups,
> isn't it possible to use the snapshotting feature of LVM? Should be
> quite fast, I think?
I believe that the complexity of a back end essentially dictates how
complex it's UI as a fron end, as we are aiming for something simple and
usable by even newest people to Ubuntu. I can't see mandating LVM
installation could align with that actually. However, if we had LVM by
default like in recent fedora and red hat we could probably use this to
achieve the "Time Machine" functionality by wrapping it up in a nice
More thoughts ?
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