Roland Smith writes: > > > 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'd backup /var, because it's usually small. And it also contains > important things like your port options, and the database of > installed packages.
While everyone needs to e aware of their own circumstances ... most of /var _can_ be rebuilt with varying degrees of effort. One exception I'm aware of: I believe mysql defaults to /var/mysql. (On the other hand - if that data is important, you already have a separate backup arrangement. Right?) Robert Huff _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"