> Today Kirk Strauser wrote: > > At 2003-01-07T17:35:49Z, Andrew Prewett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > Normally the master.passwd is backed up regularly by cron (/var/backups), > > > so maybe no need to backup it again. > > > Were you joking? Surely you're not implying that there's no need to copy > > the data to tape (which is the most common use for dump) since it now exists > > in two places on the same hard drive - are you?
> If /etc and /var are on the same HD, then it's not a production > machine or the setup is simly wrong. Ri-i-ight... So I should add a second HD to every server in the rack, hmmm? It's standard practice to make /var its own filesystem, but where do you get the idea that it should be on its own drive? -Ed To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message