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 Scary Backup Stories

Linux Journal tells us some scary backup stories.

"All the tapes were then checked, and they were all blank. To add insult to injury, the problem wasn't only that the tapes were blank--they weren't even formatted! The fancy new backup equipment wasn't smart enough to realize the tapes were not formatted, so it allowed them to be used. Note: writing good data to an unformatted tape is never a good idea."

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Nov 8, 2002 )


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