On May 28, 2007, at 9:53 AM, Jerry McAllister wrote:
On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 10:34:52PM -0500, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
Is there some
command I can use to remind me of how I sliced that partition?
I am guessing that you have your terminology scrambled,
You guessed correctly. I should have asked to see how I "partitioned
that slice" instead of "sliced that partition". Once I realized my
error, it became clear that I needed to ask bsdlabel about a slice
would have been the correct command (while I had incorrectly been
trying it on /dev/ad0)
so lets straighten that first [...]
Thanks for that.
Note you do not back up the swap partition which is normally 'b'
and don't do anything to the 'c' partition which is there only to
describe the slice to the system and is not a true partition.
You can probably skip backing up your /tmp also.
What about /dev and /var?
I'm willing to lose the log files in /var/log if it comes to it, and
I don't have local mail delivery or much important that would be in
out-going mail queues.
I also feel that I should have put /usr/ports/distfiles on another
file system, since I don't particularly care to back up those
either. I guess I could just put in a symbolic link to something on /
Again, thank you.
Jeffrey Goldberg http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/
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