USB backup/restore process (was: Fluxbox version)
- Subject: USB backup/restore process (was: Fluxbox version)
- From: pr0f3ss0r1492 at yahoo.com (Ottavio Caruso)
- Date: Sun May 28 16:30:36 2006
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <20060527161933.0469F2F502@mail.debian-unofficial.org>
> From: Daniel Baumann
> Do you mean with 'backup/restore process' that you
> can remove the CD
> while the system is running? If so, that would be
> nice to have,
Daniel, thanks for you interest.
I refer to Damn Small Linux specific backup/restore
script (called filetool.sh) that backs up critical
files from your home directory and the system and tars
them into a specified partition (/dev/sda1 for
Otherwise when you shut down the system all data are
lost. More info here:
Note that is different from the Knoppix
"home=some_device" hack, as it does not create a
persistent home directory and does not wear out a
flash memory (think of a browser's cache files and
you'll get the idea).
> The mydsl extensions are not needed, you
> just can install
> additional debian packages.
Well, I don't expect that you take a package manager
from a distro and inject it into DLS but the question
is: once you install a debian package, that will
reside in /usr/bin. How do you reclaim that package
Mydsl extensions are like 'klik' or Linspire's CNR:
click and run, and they reside in a mountable optional
These extensions are loaded as cloops.
Now, I know you don't like cloops and regard them as
cheap hacks but, one way or another, it is a solution
that deserves consideration.
(follow up to mailing list, please)
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