Milan Knizek <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Monday 19 February 2007 16:29, Oliver Fromme wrote: >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >> A simpler solution for your restore problem would be >> to simply use a standard FreeBSD installation CD, >> then make a minimal installation on your hard disk >> so you have all the tools that you need, then restore >> your actual backups. > > How does restore behave when restoring to a live root file system (despite > the > recommended split of /, swap, /usr, ... I am using a single partition of > freebsd slice for the complete system + swap + encrypted partition for some > data + different hdd for photos)? > > I want to be sure that the restored system is exactly the same as on backup, > that is to preferrably use -r option.
For that case, I would follow the same advice from Oliver Fromme, except that instead of booting to a minimal installation on the hard disk, booting the fixit disk (to get the tools without having the hard disk mounted at all). -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area http://be-well.ilk.org/~lowell/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"