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Re: [SLE] Backing up SuSE Personal 9.1
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 14:07:42 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503291400200.7864@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2005-03-28 at 16:58 -0500, Patrick Shanahan wrote:

> > Interesting. Is it included in the SuSE rescue system?
> I can't answer that. I do know that the author provides quick
> response to questions via the mail-list for dar,
> darr-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Let me see, I'm curious. File /dvd/boot/rescue (16678787 bytes) is "gzip
compressed data, was "rescue 47935", from Unix, max compression", so I
uncompress it: it grows to 49085440 bytes. Now it is "Linux rev 1.0 ext2
filesystem data", so I can mount it:

mount -t ext2 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop1 /cosas/cer/rescue /mnt

There is no "dar" file. If any one is interested, I can post the list of

> I have seen messages reporting the *complete* reconstruction of
> failed SuSE systems (disk crash) achieved automagically via dar.

Hum, interesting.

Carlos Robinson

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