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Re: [SLE] cannot open root device
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 00:55:04 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0405040053500.11134@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Sunday 2004-05-02 at 22:15 -0700, John Wilkes wrote:

> I'm thinking about backing up the partition and nuking it with
> mkreiserfs, then restoring its contents. Is tar suitable for this
> purpose? I've heard in the past that tar is not good for backups of
> this sort.

I use mc (midnight comander) myself, I'm lazy. For a complete howto, see:

/usr/share/doc/howto/en/mini/Hard-Disk-Upgrade.gz

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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