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4          <title>About Mondo Rescue</title>
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11        <h1>About Mondo Rescue</h1>
12  <div class="h2-1">
13    <h2>What is Mondo Rescue ?</h2>
14  </div>
15  <p>
16       <B>Mondo is reliable.</B> It backs up your GNU/Linux server or
17       workstation to tape, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R[W], DVD+R[W], NFS or hard disk partition. In the
18       event of catastrophic data loss, you will be able to restore all of
19       your data [or as much as you want], from bare metal if necessary.
20       Mondo is in use by Lockheed-Martin, Nortel Networks, Siemens, HP,
21       IBM, NASA's JPL, the US Dept of Agriculture, dozens of
22       smaller companies, and tens of thousands of users.</P>
24       <p>
25       <B>Mondo is comprehensive.</B> Mondo supports LVM 1/2, RAID, ext2, ext3, ext4,
26       JFS, XFS, ReiserFS, VFAT, and can support additional filesystems
27       easily: just e-mail the <A HREF="/support.shtml">mailing list</A>
28       with your request. It supports software raid as well as most hardware raid controllers. It supports adjustments in disk geometry,
29       including migration from non-RAID to RAID. Mondo runs on all major
30       Linux distributions (RedHat, RHEL, SuSE, SLES, Mandriva, Debian, Gentoo) and is getting better all the time. You may even
31       use it to backup non-Linux partitions, such as NTFS.</P>
32       <p>
33       <B>Mondo is free!</B> It has been published under the GPL v2 (GNU Public
34       License), partly to expose it to thousands of potential beta-testers
35       but mostly as a contribution to the Linux community.
36       </P>
37  <div class="h2-2">
38          <h2>Mondo Rescue References</h2>
39  </div>
40       <p>
41       Here are some external references to Mondo. [<A HREF="">PCQuest</A>]
42        [<A HREF="">TechRepublic</A>]
43        [<A HREF=";admit=716493758+1065611144746+28353475">HP</A>]
44        [<A HREF="">SSC</A>]
45        [<A HREF=";admit=716493758+1065611473837+28353475">HP
46        again</A>] [<A HREF=";pid=1142">SFFTech</A>]
47        [<A HREF="">SuSE</A>]
48        [<A HREF=""></A>]
49        [<A HREF="">Linux Journal</A>]
50        [<A HREF="">LJ again</A>]
51        [<A HREF="">and again</A>]
52        [<A HREF="">CCP14</A>]</P>
53        <p>We also have <a href="">freshmeat</a>, <a href="">FSF</a>, <a href="">IDABC</a> entries.</p>
55  <div class="h2-3">
56          <h2>Who is behind Mondo Rescue ?</h2>
57  </div>
58        <p><A NAME="devteam"></A>Who
59        is in the Mondo Devteam?</P>
60      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
61      <I><B>Bruno Cornec</B></I><BR>
62      lead development, maintenance, documentation, web site, rpm packaging, Mandriva packaging</P>
63      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
64      <I><B>Andree Leidenfrost</B></I><BR>
65      co-development, maintenance, Official Debian packager</P>
66      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
67      <I><B>Victor Gattegno</B></I><BR>
68      Mailing list support, contributor</P>
69      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
70      <I><B>Michael Shapiro</B></I><BR>
71      Code contributor</P>
72      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
73      <I><B>Lester Wade</B></I><BR>
74      Documentation contributor</P>
75      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
76      <I><B>Lars Rupp</B></I><BR>
77      Offical SuSE packager</P>
78      <p></p>
79  <div class="h2-4">
80          <h2>Who has been behind Mondo Rescue ?</h2>
81  </div>
82      <p><A NAME="old-devteam"></A>Who
83       has been in the Mondo Devteam?</P>
84      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
85       <I>Hugo Rabson</I><BR>
86       original author: whithout Hugo you won't have any project today. </P>
87      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
88       <I>Stan Benoit</I><BR>
89       original beta testing; bugfixes</P>
90      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
91       <I>H&eacute;ctor Garc&iacute;a &Aacute;lvarez</I><BR>
92       original Debian release guru</P>
93      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
94       <I>Joshua Oreman</I><BR>
95       original FreeBSD port</P>
96      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
97       <I>Michael Clark</I><BR>
98       original PDF docs</P>
99      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
100       <I>Jesse Keating</I><BR>
101       original RPM packaging</P>
102      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
103       <I>Mikael Hultgren, Michael Clark, Scott Godin</I><BR>
104       major contributors</P>
105      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
106      <I>Mike Roark</I><BR>
107      Contributor SuSE packager</P>
108  <div class="h2-2">
109          <h2>Artwork of this site</h2>
110  </div>
111  <p>"I think I've already seen your look and feel somewhere"
113      <h3>Graphics made by Alexis Younes (Ayo73) and Amaury Amblard-Ladurantie</h3>
114    <p>These 2 incredible guys have accepted to let us reuse the design they made for the not less incredible game <a href="">Frozen Bubble</a>. Many thanks guys ! Just hope Mondo Rescue will help you some days as much as I played to frozen bubble myself :-)</p>
115    <p>Don't miss Ayo's site at <a href=""></a> as it provides all his artworks, some of them reusable.</p>
116  <div class="h2-5">
117          <h2>The Mondo Rescue Community</h2>
118  </div>
119      <P ALIGN=JUSTIFY>
120      There are dozens of regular contributors and over 400 members of the mailing list. The user base is estimated at between 50,000 and 100,000.</P>
121      <p>A lot of people have helped the Mondo Rescue project during time. You really deserve that "Thank you" page.</p>
122      <p>If you're not listed here and you think you should be, please contact <a href="">us</a> and don't be embarrassed about it: if you have contributed, your name should be here.</p>
123      <h3>Sponsors</h3>
124    <p>These people helped financially the development of Mondo Rescue:</p>
125    <p>
127    Charles Acker, Tim Allen, Poe Chen (Flometrics), Cube Consulting Technology Group, Ali-Reza Anghaie,
128    Ugo Bellavance, John Blauveltt, Joe Baker, R. E. Baker, Stan Benoit, Fred Beondo, Bryan Bilyeu, J.R. Black, Perry Blalock, Michael Bockelie, Thomas Boilard, Dmitri Bosiers, Matthew Brett, Jocelyn Brouillard, Christopher Bryant, Benedikt Carda, Bruce Carlson, Bill Catlan,
129    Paul Cheshire, JT Chiodi, Matthew Cline, Michael Cocke, William Codington, Herve Collin, Bob Collins, Anthony A. Cooke, Joe Cooper, Joop Cousteau, Sam Cramer, Lachlan Cranswick, Roy Cromartie, John Croson, Graham Currie,
130    DaveD, Richard Damian, Andrew Davidson, Hakan Dedorsson, Randy Delfs, Shekhar Dhotre, Daniel Dickinson, Lloyd Dieter, David Disser, Warren Dodge, David Donovan, Nelson Doucet, Neil Dunbar, John Duinkerken,
131    Rolf Eichenseher, Don Erickson, Lukas Efler, Rodolfo Estrada,
132    Scott Farwell, Larry Finger, Santiago Flores, Michael Francis, David Franklin, Doreen Friesen,
133    Andreas Gartner, Brian Goodyear, Todd Gould, Robert Granger, Bruce Griffis, Scott Grimes, David Grubb,
134    Carrie Hallquist,  Steve Haworth, Douglas Heady, Stefan U Hegner, Greg Henderson, Karlheinz Herrmann, Hewlett-Packard, Robert Hieger, Robert F. Hill, John Holbrook, HP Intel Solution Center, John Huttley,
135    Paul Isaacs,
136    Maurice Janssen, William Jennings,
137    Ted Kaczmarek, Merwan Kashouty, Jesse Keating, Roy Kimbrell, Thomas Klettke, Barry Kline, Herman Knief, Edward Konz, Aaron Kulbe,
138    Andrew Latham, Robert E. Laughlin, Scott Leerssen, Andree Leidenfrost, Mark Lindsay, David Looney,
139    Scott Mace, Jonathan Manning, Andrew McDade, Norrie McKinley, Shannon McMurtrey, Sasha Mitelman, Bruce Martin, Chris Mason, Roy McBroom, Brian Moore, Dellae McKenzie, Douglas McIntosh, George McQuade, TJ Meadows, Bill Mixter, Mark Jed Murphy,
140    Mark Newman, Mark Nienberg, Zina Nieuwland,
141    James Ots, Bill Ott, Fergus O'Rorke,
142    Danny Patel, Sean McPherson, Benjamin Merembeck, Sasha Mitelman, Danny Patel, Andreas Pirrung, Randall Potvin, Frank Precissi, David Price,
143    Robert Ragosta, Scott Redford, Kevin Rennert, James Richard, Eric Roark, Seth Rothberg,
144    Daniel Sabo, Dan Sanderson, Anatole Sarko, Mark Schmidt, Knut Schneider, Neil Schneider, Efren Seldura, Michael Sestak, Michael Shehan, David Schaub, Edward Sheldrake, Rei Shinozuka, Thomas Simmons, Bradley Sims, Eric Sixt, Andreas Söchtig, SolarPC, Jeffrey Sofferin, Squeegy, Stephen Squier, Marius Steurer, Neil Stevens,
145    Hal Thompson, Louis Townsend, Dale Tronrud, Pinhas Tsruya,
146    Derek Verbeeck,
147    Dean Wadsworth, Jason Ware, Wynja Web, Benjamin Weiss, Roger West, J. Whitacre, Glenn Williams, Bob Wooden, David Wilson, David Wrisley,
148    Gregory Yasko, Chris Young,
149    Tobias Zetterkvist, Zuehike Engineering AG.</P>
150     <h3>Contributors</h3>
151    <p>These people helped technically the development of Mondo Rescue:</p>
152    <p>
153           Fayrouz Abdelkhalek, AlfOS, Alphaome, H&eacute;ctor Garc&iacute;a &Aacute;lvarez, Erik Andersen,
154           Dagfinn Bakken, Sergio Javier Belkin, Stan &quot;Troff&quot; Benoit, Eric Boo, Fran Boon, Braindead, Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Brin, Alex Butcher,
155           Cafeole, Rick Calder, Dean Carpenter, Michael &quot;Miark&quot; Clark, Gene Cooper, Joe Cooper, Bruno Cornec, Joop Cousteau, Rhys Cuff,
156           Conor Daly, Bill Davidsen, Mike Davis, Phillip Deackes, Randy Delfs, Aaron Digulla, Krzysztof Dubowitz,
157           Dave Ellis,
158           Fred Feirtag, Johannes Franken,
159           Charles Galpin, Stuart D. Gathman, Andrew Glass, Daniel Grandjean, Dave Granz, Ralph Grewe,
160           Mark Hannah, Ole Hanson, Chad Harrelson, John Harrison, Lee Harvey, Bradley Hartin, Rick Haskin, David Hess, Robert W. Holder, Mikael Hultgren, John Huttley,
161           Jesse &quot;KP&quot; Keating, Donald Kerns, David Kim, Andreas Kotowicz, Maciej Kulasa, Charly K&uuml;hnast,
162           Fabrice Laborie, Andree, Leidenfrost, Jan-Eric Lindh, Gary Lowder,
163           John Mann, Markus Markert, Markus Marquardt, Jean-David Marrow, Marshall McMullen, Roger Merchberger, Benjamin Mickens, Jeff Miller, Michael Moellney, Eberhard Moenkeberg, Andreas Mohr, Jason Murray, Philippe de Muyler,
164           Matija Nalis, Doug Nordwall, Kosaku Nagasaka,
165           Marcus Oberhumer, Joshua Oreman, Jay Osborne,
166           Packetknife and co., Paolo, Michael Ralph Pape, Frank Petzold, Steve Pitts, Dave Polniak, John Price, Terry Pritchard,
167           Avatar Roadkill, Tobias Reckhard, Mike Roark,
168           Petre Scheie, Heiko Schlittermann, Roger Schmeits, Jochen Schmitt, Doc Shepler, Chris Siebenmann, Harold Sinclair, &Oslash;ystein Skadsem, Adam Sleight, Bryan Smith, Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom, Sergey Sokolov, Suzhe &amp; Lonius, Steve Swantz,
169           Christian Titulaer, TLC, Tom (Consultant),
170           Nick Uniatowski, UnSpawn,
171           Jeroen Van Pelt, Ronald Verlaan, Bruno Vidal, Carlos Vidal,
172           Webdragon, Art Wells, Joachim Wickman,
173           Stephan Zegherd,
175           </p>
177  <div class="h2-1">
178          <h2>The Mondo Rescue Coopetitors</h2>
179  </div>
180      <P ALIGN=JUSTIFY>
181      <P>
182      Mondo Rescue was first created because there was nothing like
183      it available at that time under a free license. Nowadays,
184       Mondo is not the only good, free disaster recovery solution for
185       Linux. You may wish to try <A HREF=""><B>mkcdrec</B></A>.
186        The software has been in existence for almost as long as Mondo, it
187       supports the same filesystems (including RAID and LVM), and its
188       author is friendly and helpful. Another more recent tool is <A HREF="">Clonezilla</A>.</P>
189      <P>
190       Comments? Suggestions? Click <A HREF="/support.shtml">here</A>
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