fasterdisco at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 05:44:32 GMT 2005
Oops, Sorry Jerry - accidentally sent this to only yourself....
Anyway, this is for Jean-Paul,
Investigate g4u (Ghost 4 Unix) to accomplish your goal. I've used this
handly little utility to dump entire 110GB HD's over ftp bit by bit.
Find it here: http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/
On 11/22/05, Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Jean-Paul Natola
> > > > Network Administrator
> > > > Information Technology
> > > > Family Care International
> > > > 588 Broadway Suite 503
> > > > New York, NY 10012
> > > > Phone:212-941-5300 xt 36
> > > > Fax: 212-941-5563
> > > > Mailto: Jnatola at Familycareintl.org
> > >
> > Well I would think I would want all my configuration files, for the main
> > applications EXIM CLAM ETC, so that when I reinstalled via ftp or cd, I
> > don't have to go in and make the changes to say , the exim cf file, the
> > custom rules I have for SA etc,,
> > I do believe the bulk would be in /usr/local
> Well, that isn't much in size terms. A lot of that would
> be in either /etc or /usr/local/etc. You could also dump
> root which is not big or make a little script that copies
> the config files you want that are not already in one of the
> dumped filesystems, over to some special space in one of
> those dumped filesystems. Then, if you ever need to recover
> them, they would be in a convenient place.
> That would be more likely needed after tinkering with them
> than from a system failure anyway. So, having a copy living
> somewhere convenient that does not require a restore could
> come in handy as well.
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