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Re: What files to backup



Hi,

I use this line to backup my entire computer :
rsync -avhHPS --exclude={dev,sys,proc,mnt,tmp,media} / <dest>/`date +%Y-%m-%d-%T`/

Nothing is forget except the "exclude" rep.

-- 
JG

Le 12 avril 2012 14:12, Rob Owens <rowens@ptd.net> a écrit :
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 09:11:55PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Brad Alexander wrote:
> > Mat Enders wrote:
> > > Is there anything else that should be included.
>
> I find /var/backups to contain very useful information such as the
> names and versions of all packages that are installed which is useful
> to a recovery.  Here is a minimum list for me.
>
>   /etc
>   /home
>   /usr/local
>   /var/backups
>   /var/mail
>   /var/spool/cron
>
> If you use /srv then it would have local data too.
>
And maybe /opt as well.

-rob


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