[CentOS] OT - backup question/advice

Wed Sep 6 01:46:18 UTC 2006
Thomas E Dukes <edukes at alltel.net>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of John Newbigin
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 9:42 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT - backup question/advice
> You don't even want to try and back up the proc fs.  Have a 
> look at the size of /proc/kcore.
> If there is an option to not cross filesystems then turn that 
> on (like tar -l or find -xdev).
> Failing that, use mount to find everywhere that proc and 
> sysfs is mounted and exclude them manually.
> John.

Hello John,

I should have known this.  I exclude /proc from my backup so I should have
figure to do the same for /var/named/chroot/proc.