[CentOS] Backup live system

Thu Oct 20 16:33:38 UTC 2011
Benjamin Hackl <b.hackl at focusmr.com>

On Thu, 20 Oct 2011 10:52:15 -0400
ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:

> If it matters the
> system uses LVM. I'd also like to be able to avoid needing the
> network if possible. That is, I'd plug in a disk into a USB port and
> backup the system onto that... again, while the system is live.

If it should be an exact copy you can also do this via LVM snapshots

e.g. http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_lvm_snapshots


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