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in thread Inplace without backup uses no extra disk space?

Isn't 40G a bit large for optical storage? :)
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Re^3: Inplace without backup uses no extra disk space?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Feb 02, 2010 at 14:53 UTC

    Actually, I think he said 60GB. So that's just 13 DVDs or 95 CDs. Update:No. You're right 40GB. so 9 DVDs or 62 CDs!

    Of course, the new hard disk would probably be cheaper than the media.

    It could get a tad expensive if he has to do it frequently--but his data would be safe:)


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Re^3: Inplace without backup uses no extra disk space?
by marto (Archbishop) on Feb 02, 2010 at 15:18 UTC
      True, but for some reason I doubt that a machine with a 60GB hard drive will already be equipped with a blu-ray burner. ;)

        Well that's a separate issue from the capacity statement I corrected, for all I know they may have access to a USB bluray burner :)