Re: quick and dirty backup
Bonno Bloksma <email@example.com> wrote:
> tar -zcf /mnt/backup/linXXX-lenny.tar.gz / --exclude /mnt --exclude /proc --exclude /sys
>Is there anything else I need to exclude? Using Lenny with kernel 2.6.26-2-686 it seems my backup is running "forever"
I would suggest also excluding /dev, /tmp, /var/tmp and maybe /media, depending upon your needs.
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