Back up files...
ruel.freebsd at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 02:06:03 UTC 2008
Hi to all,
Thanks for your reply..I already solve it using third party software, which
me using it is much more easy...
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 3:34 AM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 08:38:28PM +0200, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 18:16:45 +0200
> > Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > > What I would recommend is to buy a large harddisk with a USB
> > > connection and use that to store your backups. Make your backups with
> > > the dump(8) command, and compress the dump using gzip(1). E.g. to
> > > dump the root partition:
> > >
> > > dump -0 -a -C 8 -h 0 -L -u -f - / |gzip
> > > >/where/to/put/root-0-20080409.gz
> > OK. Right. And what is exactly the command for restore?
> > Something like "gunzip dumpfile.gz | restore rf dumpfile"
> Close. It's 'gunzip dumpfile.gz | restore -rf -' since you are
> restoring from standard input.
> If you just want to restore a couple of files instead of the whole
> thing, you should use '-i' instead of '-r'. But if you're using '-r',
> you should make a pristine filesystem with newfs first.
> Personally I use 'gzip -1' for compression because it's fast. Using
> bzip2 usually isn't worth it; backups will be a couple of percents
> smaller but take two to three times as long!
> The script that I use to make backups of all my UFS partitions can be
> found on my shell-scripts page under the name 'dodumps', in case anyone
> is interested: http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/software/scripts.html<http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Ersmith/software/scripts.html>
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/<http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Ersmith/>
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