Newbie question -- which files to back up?
e.schuele at computer.org
Tue Apr 18 14:30:15 UTC 2006
Oliver Iberien wrote:
> I'm running FreeBSD 6.0 on a home machine and backing up to a DVD Burner,
> probably using kdar, the dar archiver that comes with KDE.
> My question is : which system files to back up, along with my personal stuff?
> I'm used to using linux distributions that do your system backups for you.
> The capacity of the DVDs sets a practical limit on what I can reasonably back
> up, so I need to pick and choose, basically to make recovery easier should
> everything go south. Thanks!
In addition to the:
that others posted, I find the following useful too:
/usr/src/sys/i386/conf <- kernel configs
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm <- I customize xdm on occasion
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