-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On March 13, 2009 03:15:24 pm Gary Kline wrote: > guys, this is for any compression experts on-list. my main desktop is > nearly full. i'm looking for the best means of compressing [mostly] audio > files. mp3, ogg, and .flag. i cross backup among my servers and would like > to have the most reasoned approach to compressing my ~/Music/ files. is > rar/unrar better that bzip -9? is there any new/forthcoming archiver on > the horizon? > > actually, i am looking to buy/build a dual or quad system with two 1.5TB > drives. but need help with that ... if anybody inn the seattle area can > come over and help me. for now, i just want to be as sure as possible that > my files are saved on at least two systems. > > thanks for any insights here. > > gary
Try archivers/rzip, and when compressing pass -9 on command line. I have been using it for some time, very happily. Thomas - -- Thomas Abthorpe | FreeBSD Committer tabtho...@freebsd.org | http://people.freebsd.org/~tabthorpe -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.11 (FreeBSD) iEYEARECAAYFAkm6tUkACgkQ5Gm/jNBp8qCBPACeNgxqBEpEszQaXXWCTFpsBdFQ ueEAn36v36CU0oGChwCNXNT++ZWGqlW6 =6PpU -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"