I need to make a copy of a working linux system, which (being contained in /, and the new place is prepared in /mnt/sdb5) seems to contain considerable amount of hard-, soft-links and special files in ...
I am looking to make an archive of my root directory, but only certain folders/files. So far, this is what I have, can you please tell me what I'm doing wrong? For the purposes of figuring out the ...
I need to upgrade a Server and there have to make a compressed backup of a lot of directories. The question is: Which format should I use? tar.gz, cpio? Both compression and decompression processes ...
Currently, I have a simple backup process in which a script is run daily via cron. If there's a tape in the drive, it will use cpio to backup critical files, with a full system backup done once a ...