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Re: [opensuse] backup question to y'all
On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 07:30:52PM +0200, Chris Maaskant wrote:
> Op ma, 10-04-2006 te 18:03 +0200, schreef houghi:
> > The reason is that I do not want a GUI tool for backups. So what are
> > you
> > using that is on SUSE itself? Or do you run your own script? Have I
> > overlooked some great script that is available?
> I use rsync.
> rsync -avptgoHq --delete-excluded '/home/chris' '/etc' '/boot'
> '/usr/local' '/opt' /backup

If I understand correctly, this is more a copy then a backup, or does it
do recursive backups as well?

> I also have the backup drive not mounted during boot, so that when the
> system crashes, the backup drive will not be corrupted.

I do that as well.

> Chris Maaskant.
> PS: This is my first post to the list Yay!! :-)

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