upgrading FreeBSD

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Wed Feb 2 12:43:06 PST 2005

Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
[ ... ]
> You're so right ;-)
> Main problem (at least to me) is almost everytime *what* is important
> data and what is not? I don't mean my personal stuff (that's the easy
> part), but more, which control files and (fine) tunings on the running
> system do I not want to loose? /etc and /usr/local/etc are very
> important data dirs, but what others are too?

You should backup all of your data, and stop worrying about missing something, 
rather than backup only some data and hope not to find out later that you 
didn't backup something you needed.


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