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Chapter 40 - Backup and recovery methods // Utility comparison: knowledge check spoiler alert

GRO 108
GRO 108 Posts: 46
edited July 2020 in LFS201 Class Forum

I typed this comparison table up after completing the knowledge check in this chapter because I thought it was a really good way to help analyse the utilities features.

Putting it here in case anyone else finds it useful :)

Utility Can create an archive of multiple files? Exchange data over a network Can read device disks such as /dev/sda Has embedded compression features Has embedded features for incremental changes Has embedded features for copying multiple files
tar true false false true true false
dd false false true false false false
rsync false true false true true true


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