Re: Mystery backup filling partitions
On 10/1/06, David Jardine <email@example.com> wrote:
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:41:02PM -0700, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Oct 2006 23:08:40 +0200
> David Jardine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Paul Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > On Sunday 01 October 2006 10:42, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > > > Now the query. What program(s) would make a backup of the /home
> > > > directory/partition, and store it /var/backups?
> > >
> > > faubackup if it's configured that way.
> > But wouldn't
> > tar c[z]f /var/backups/<filename> /home
> > do the same thing for the OP - perhaps as a cron job?
> If that's what I wanted, probably. But I dont' want to back up /home at
> That's why I was asking what may be doing it, so I can turn it off.
Sorry, I misunderstood the question.
No problem. Dealing with a migraine, kinda makes a person short tempered.