* Gary Aitken <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [0911 20:11]: > Scott Gerhardt wrote: > > > >On Sep 15, 2004, at 12:19 PM, Curtis Vaughan wrote: > > > >>I have a question about what exactly I should backup on my 5.3 FreeBSD > >>Server. So far I have chosen the following directories for full > >>backup. But perhaps some is overkill. > >> > >>/etc > >>/boot > >>/home > >>/var/log > >>/usr/ports > >>/root > >>/usr/local > >>/usr/src > > You probably do want to back up /usr/src/sys/xxx/conf, > where xxx is i386 or whatever for your sys, since that is > where your kernel config for custom kernels normally resides.
What I do is keep my kernel config in my home directory (under CVS control) and symlink to it from /usr/src. I have 'rm -rf /usr/src'ed once too often in anger :) Also I prefer to have /usr/local/etc as a symlik into /etc/local/ , again so I can 'cp -Rp /etc /etc.ok' before I start to reconfigure the system (changing network IPs or similar) and restore everything easily. -- The only real way to look younger is not to be born so soon. -- Charles Schulz, "Things I've Had to Learn Over and Over and Over" Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"