[TriLUG] backup questions
gxti at partiallystapled.com
Sat Jul 9 03:44:02 EDT 2005
On Sat, 9 Jul 2005, Hugh Crissman wrote:
> On a more logistical note. If I want to do a full backup, would I backup /proc or /dev? Are there any other
> special directories that need specialconsideration?
You should back up /dev if you aren't using a dynamic dev system like
devfs or udev. You should never back up /proc, though. Typically you'd use
rsync -x to keep it from traversing filesystems, but your mileage may vary.
> Sorry for all the questions
Don't be :)
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