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Root Daft Nandroid backup question

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  1. turbohobbit

    turbohobbit Well-Known Member
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    Just wondering... When I do a Nandroid backup, does that over-write the previous backup on my SD card, or is it a new one? I'm presuming it over-writes, but if not, is there a way of wiping older back-ups (other than reformatting the whole card, that is, although I can see other benefits in doing that...).
     

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  2. SUroot

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    no, it will keep all your backups. If you are using rom manager you can "manage backups" from within there.

    If not, you can browse to sdcard/clockworkmod/backups and delerte them using any file manager.

    Its always nice to have a couple though
     
  3. turbohobbit

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    Cool, thanks Dan. Using ROM Manager so I'll have a look through there. It just dawned on me that if I keep backing up and the backups don't get deleted, sooner or later my SD card si going to be creaking!
     
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    yeah. My nandroid backups are like 1.2GB each nowadays. Can't keep many of those, even if I wanted to.
     
  5. Rastaman-FB

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    that due to the data2sd partition?
     
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    Yeah. Cause the ext is a 1GB file, regardless of how much is used. Well mine Is a GB anyways
     
  7. Rastaman-FB

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    i wonder why he used a loopback ext container instead of a native ext partition
     
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    It was more efficient I think he said. Quicker
     
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