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Re: System Backup?

do u really need to reinstall ur system???
dont u have a better solution????

On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 11:02:27 -0400, Robert Tilley <tilleyrw@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> I am planning to re-install my Knoppix/Debian system.  (I neglected to make a
> boot disk the first time...)
> My problem is this:  What is a good method of "backing up" my system so that I
> can restore it to the same condition?
> My solution was to copy the
> files:  /etc/fstab,/etc/lilo.conf,/etc/apt/sources.list to my home directory.
> Also, I would direct a "dpkg -l" to my home directory.
> Does anyone have any better ideas?
> Thanks, Bob
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