[CentOS] Re: Linux backup help

Amos Shapira amos.shapira at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 00:26:43 UTC 2008

Looks good.

And is there a tool which can read this output and fetch the right
packages from the right repositories, or do I have to write my own?

Would a script which massages this into an input for "| xargs yum
install" be the way to go?



On 11/15/08, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr> wrote:
> Amos Shapira wrote:
>> What about disaster recovery?
>> Assuming I take the approach you suggest and have to restore the cache
>> (with the tested versions) after it's lost in a disaster, is there a
>> way to do that (short of backing it up)? I'd  rather be able to keep a
>> list of package versions instead of having to move around entire cache
>> backups across continents.
> something like this?
> rpm -qa > installed_packages
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