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Re: [SLE] common backup strategy
  • From: pinto <pinto45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 16:34:00 +0000
  • Message-id: <200405101634.00554.pinto45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 10 May 2004 13:57, Michael George wrote:
> Then for a long time I
> didn't have to worry about tape backups.  Do simple stuff with home and
> work machines, Zip disks, etc.
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~ just my mileage . . .

~ use cron, to back up every hour, to a separate partition.

~ my system is about 5,2 gig ~ <rync> backup usually takes about 5 minutes.

script is like this :-
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#!/bin/sh
#
# use rsync to backup / to /dev/hda6
#
mount -t reiserfs /dev/hda6 /mnt
# df
cd
rsync -avr --delete --delete-after --exclude=/mnt --exclude=/proc
--exclude=/tmp / /mnt
cd
cp /mnt/etc/fstab.6bak /mnt/etc/fstab
df
umount /mnt
cd
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best wishes

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sent on Linux

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