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Re: [Fwd: [SLE] backing up "proc" the directory]
  • From: "Joe Morris (NTM)" <Joe_Morris@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 10:25:23 -0600
  • Message-id: <4204F373.2070309@xxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
Ted Hilts wrote:
But cp ran into problems with proc.

/proc is not a real file-system, but an interface to the kernel. There is no point in backing it up.
The same applies to /sys with 2.6 kernels. No use (and with the recursion being effectively infinite) and effectively impossible to backup either /proc and /sys.
Joe Morris
New Tribes Mission
Email Address: Joe_Morris@xxxxxxx
Registered Linux user 231871

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