[mythtv-users] Best way to backup / (Root)

John Sturgeon john at sturgeonfamily.com
Tue Sep 14 13:10:40 EDT 2004


Henk Poley wrote:

>Op dinsdag 14 september 2004 09:54, schreef Barker Thomas:
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>>Hi I was wondering whats the best way to backup your root partition?
>>
>>This occurred to me when I did an upgrade from 0.15 to 0.16 and it was not
>>best happy.
>>
>>The / is only like 8 gig so size would not matter. This would be so I would
>>have a perfect copy of the original incase I mess up again and can then
>>just restore it back over.
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>I booted with Knoppix when upgrading from 0.14 to 0.15.1, and used partimage 
>to store the root partition (with compression) on the video-store partition. 
>One nasty thing that happened was that my router/modem gave out a new IP to 
>my mythbox. Which took some time to find out why the whole thing didn't work 
>anymore. So either boot without network connection, or know that this could 
>happen.
>
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