[CentOS] Re: Re: backing up my system with dump (Chris Mauritz)

Tue Apr 18 13:18:00 UTC 2006
israel.garcia at cimex.com.cu <israel.garcia at cimex.com.cu>

>>israel.garcia at cimex.com.cu wrote:
>>> I'm running CentOS 4.3 on Intel. I don't have any tape device on my
>>> system for backup, but I have an entire disk (/dev/sdb) for backup
>>> my question is:
>>> How can I backup ALL my filesystems to some place of my backup hdd
>>> (dev/sdb) using dump/restore?
>>> I don't want to use tar.

>>Let's say you have two disks.  There's the "system" disk with the root

>>partition mounted as / and the "backup" disk mounted as /backup.  If
>>did this:

>>/sbin/dump -0u -f /backup/rootbackup /

>>you would wind up with a dump image of your root filesystem on your 
>>backup disk and it would be called "rootbackup".

>>That works for me.

Really good Chris, I'm dumping my filesystems NOW! :-), but a last
How can I restore from this dump image?




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