[CentOS] OT - backup question/advice
Thomas E Dukes
edukes at alltel.net
Wed Sep 6 01:22:08 UTC 2006
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Mark Weaver
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT - backup question/advice
> Thomas E Dukes wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have been using mondorescue to backup to dvd for several
> months now
> > without any problems.
> > Since upgrading to Centos 4.4, I now receive a few errors.
> The errors
> > are for files in /var/named/chroot/proc. I guess these
> files change
> > so when I do a differntial backup they aren't there and result in
> > errors. (Never got any errors before and I think these files were
> > there in 4.3) If I exclude the files from the backup, no errors.
> > My question is what, if any problems would I run into not backing
> > these files up and having to do a complete system restore?
> > TIA,
> > Eddie
> You shouldn't run into any problems really since files within "proc"
> aren't really there to begin with; they're resident in memory
> only and disappear when the machine shuts down or reboots.
Kinda what I figured but wanted a second opinion. The errors I received
were 'files not found'. So this answers my question.
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