Install FreeBSD, and put the disk in a other computer...
peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Sat Oct 15 09:41:08 PDT 2005
> Except for system dependent kernel options, are there any thing that I
> should be aware of?
The logical position of the drive in question might affect the boot
process (e.g., moving the system from a secondary slave position, with
another drive as secondary master, to another system where it is
primary master). Even then I believe there should be no problems
beyond the obvious /etc/fstab issues, though I have seen some weird
stuff happening on at least one machine (with some wacky Dell BIOS).
> And one other question, how does people backup a Maildir structure,
> tar/gz and just move the fil away from the system?
tar.gz or just copy the directory structure (e.g, using rsync or
rdiff-backup). Part of the nice thing about Maildir is that this is
perfectly safe (part of the not-so-nice thing is that hundreds of
thousands of small files are not the most efficient to back up).
> afterwards its just
> hard to find the deleted mail cause the names in Maildir are odd. I
> havent found any good answers to this on google
What do you mean by deleted mail? I do not understand how deleted
mails are related to backing up the Maildir.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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