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4          <title>About Mondo Rescue</title>
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10        <h1>About Mondo Rescue</h1>
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12    <h2>What is Mondo Rescue ?</h2>
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14       <B>Mondo is reliable.</B> It backs up your GNU/Linux server or
15       workstation to tape, CD-R, CD-RW, NFS or hard disk partition. In the
16       event of catastrophic data loss, you will be able to restore all of
17       your data [or as much as you want], from bare metal if necessary.
18       Mondo is in use by Lockheed-Martin, Nortel Networks, Siemens, HP (US
19       and France), IBM, NASA's JPL, the US Dept of Agriculture, dozens of
20       smaller companies, and tens of thousands of users.</P>
21       <B>Mondo is comprehensive.</B> Mondo supports LVM, RAID, ext2, ext3,
22       JFS, XFS, ReiserFS, VFAT, and can support additional filesystems
23       easily: just e-mail the <A HREF="/feedback.html">mailing list</A> 
24       with your request. It supports adjustments in disk geometry,
25       including migration from non-RAID to RAID. Mondo runs on all major
26       Linux distributions and is getting better all the time. You may even
27       use it to backup non-Linux partitions, such as NTFS.</P>
28       <B>Mondo is free!</B> It has been published under the GPL (GNU Public
29       License), partly to expose it to thousands of potential beta-testers
30       but mostly as a contribution to the Linux community. I charge for
31       1-to-1 technical support to fund Mondo's development.</P>
32       Here are some external references to Mondo. [<A HREF="">PCQuest</A>]
33        [<A HREF="">TechRepublic</A>]
34        [<A HREF=";admit=716493758+1065611144746+28353475">HP</A>]
35        [<A HREF="">SSC</A>]
36        [<A HREF="">UsaLug</A>]
37        [<A HREF=";admit=716493758+1065611473837+28353475">HP
38        again</A>] [<A HREF=";pid=1142">SFFTech</A>]
39        [<A HREF="">Geekman</A>]
40        [<A HREF="">SuSE</A>]
41        [<A HREF=""></A>]
42        [<A HREF="">Linux Journal</A>]
43        [<A HREF="">LJ again</A>]
44        [<A HREF="">and again</A>]
45        [<A HREF="">SolarPC</A>] [<A HREF="">Oklahoma Bar Assoc.</A>] [<A HREF="">CCP14</A>]</P>
46        <p><A NAME="devteam"></A>Who
47        are the Mondo Devteam?</P>
48      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
49       <I>Hugo Rabson</I><BR>
50       author &amp; maintainer</P>
51      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
52       <I>Stan Benoit</I><BR>
53       beta testing; bugfixes</P>
54      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
55       <I>H&eacute;ctor Garc&iacute;a &Aacute;lvarez</I><BR>
56       Debian release guru</P>
57      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
58       <I>Joshua Oreman</I><BR>
59       FreeBSD port</P>
60      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
61       <I>Michael Clark</I><BR>
62       DPF docs</P>
64       There are dozens of regular contributors and over 300 members of the
65       mailing list. The user base is estimated at between 50,000 and
66       100,000. Mondo has a vibrant, active, rambunctious user and developer community.</P>
67      <P>
68       When I first created Mondo, I did so because there was nothing like
69       it available to me (not for a reasonable price, at least). Nowadays,
70       Mondo is not the only good, free disaster recovery solution for
71       Linux. You may wish to try <A HREF=""><B>mkcdrec</B></A>.
72        The software has been in existence for almost as long as Mondo, it
73       supports the same filesystems (including RAID and LVM), and its
74       author is friendly and helpful.</P>
75      <P>
76       Final thoughts</P>
77       &quot;Mondo is aimed at skilled users, not the 3l33T3 war3z crowd.
78       (1f U sp3ll l1k3 th1s, gu3ss wh1ch U R).&quot;</P>
79       - Jesse Keating</P>
80      <P>
81       Comments? Suggestions? Click <A HREF="../feedback.html">here</A> 
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