Complete system restore software for FreeBSD?
oremanj at webserver.get-linux.org
Tue Jun 10 06:44:23 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 03:17:07PM +0200 or thereabouts, Andreas Kohn seemed to write:
> Am Mon, 2003-06-09 um 23.36 schrieb pkddeckard at ziplip.com:
> > I have used the Mondo Rescue backup and restore system before
> > with my Linux machines with great success. What Mondo allows
> > one to do is a complete system backup and restore from a bootable
> > CD, meaning a system can survive a harddrive failure without a
> > whole lot of fiddling around in reconfiguring software and such.
> > What I'm wondering is, is there similar software available for
> > FreeBSD (preferably free)?
> > For reference, more info on Mondo Rescue can be found here:
> > http://www.microwerks.net/~hugo/
> From the above pages:
> FreeBSD users - Joshua Oreman has ported Mondo to FreeBSD. Click to
> download his Mondo and Mindi packages. They are standard tarballs,
> so just use tar xzf and gmake && gmake install to build them. We need
> testers. The FreeBSD port is a work-in-progress, not a stable product
> (yet). We'll keep you posted.
>  http://www.get-linux.org/mondo-fbsd.tgz
>  http://www.get-linux.org/mindi-fbsd.tgz
This second link is out-of-date - FBSD support is in the main
development tarball now.
Note that the FreeBSD support is still "beta", in a sense. It has not been
tested extensively on 4.x, so please send any problems (with logfiles! -
read the Mondo support page) to me. Better yet, subscribe to the mondo-devel
mailing list & send them there.
> Did you try those already?
> Andreas Kohn <andreas.kohn at gmx.net>
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