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2<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" dir="ltr" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
3  <head>
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>
23
24       <p>
25       <B>Mondo is comprehensive.</B> Mondo supports LVM 1/2, RAID, ext2, ext3,
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) 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="http://www.pcquest.com/content/linux/103101106.asp">PCQuest</A>]
42        [<A HREF="http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6261-1055900.html">TechRepublic</A>]
43        [<A HREF="http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/parseCurl.do?CURL=%2Fcm%2FQuestionAnswer%2F1%2C%2C0x398f3f9a15add711abdc0090277a778c%2C00.html&amp;admit=716493758+1065611144746+28353475">HP</A>]
44        [<A HREF="http://www.ssc.com/pipermail/linux-list/2002-April/052246.html">SSC</A>]
45        [<A HREF="http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/parseCurl.do?CURL=%2Fcm%2FQuestionAnswer%2F1%2C%2C0x651b31ec5e34d711abdc0090277a778c%2C00.html&amp;admit=716493758+1065611473837+28353475">HP
46        again</A>] [<A HREF="http://www.sfftech.com/showdocs.cfm?aid=310&amp;pid=1142">SFFTech</A>]
47        [<A HREF="http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-linux/2002-Nov/4460.html">SuSE</A>]
48        [<A HREF="http://umeet.uninet.edu/umeet2002/talk/2002-12-18-linux2.txt.html">Uninet.edu</A>]
49        [<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=5418">Linux Journal</A>]
50        [<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=5449">LJ again</A>]
51        [<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6808">and again</A>]
52        [<A HREF="http://www.ccp14.ac.uk/ccp14admin/linux-server/mondorescue/mondo_misc.html">CCP14</A>]</P>
53        <p>We also have <a href="http://freshmeat.net/projects/mondorescue">freshmeat</a>, <a href="http://directory.fsf.org/MondoRescue.html">FSF</a>, <a href="http://europa.eu.int/idabc/en/document/5183/5807">IDABC</a> entries.</p>
54
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>Lars Rupp</B></I><BR>
68      Offical SuSE packager</P>
69      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
70      <I><B>Mike Roark</B></I><BR>
71      Contributor SuSE packager</P>
72      <p></p>
73  <div class="h2-4">
74          <h2>Who has been behind Mondo Rescue ?</h2>
75  </div>
76      <p><A NAME="old-devteam"></A>Who
77       has been in the Mondo Devteam?</P>
78      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
79       <I>Hugo Rabson</I><BR>
80       original author </P>
81      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
82       <I>Stan Benoit</I><BR>
83       original beta testing; bugfixes</P>
84      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
85       <I>H&eacute;ctor Garc&iacute;a &Aacute;lvarez</I><BR>
86       original Debian release guru</P>
87      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
88       <I>Joshua Oreman</I><BR>
89       original FreeBSD port</P>
90      <P ALIGN=CENTER>
91       <I>Michael Clark</I><BR>
92       original PDF docs</P>
93  <div class="h2-5">
94          <h2>The Mondo Rescue Community</h2>
95  </div>
96      <P ALIGN=JUSTIFY>
97      There are dozens of regular <a href="/thanks.shtml">contributors</a> and over 400 members of the mailing list. The user base is estimated at between 50,000 and 100,000.</P>
98      <P>
99      Mondo Rescue was first created because there was nothing like
100      it available at that time under a free license. Nowadays,
101       Mondo is not the only good, free disaster recovery solution for
102       Linux. You may wish to try <A HREF="http://mkcdrec.ota.be"><B>mkcdrec</B></A>.
103        The software has been in existence for almost as long as Mondo, it
104       supports the same filesystems (including RAID and LVM), and its
105       author is friendly and helpful.</P>
106      <P>
107       Comments? Suggestions? Click <A HREF="/support.shtml">here</A>
108
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