Changing LVM

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Sun Apr 29 13:42:26 MDT 2007


On Sun, 2007-04-29 at 11:13 -0600, Brian Hawkins wrote:
> So my question is what is the best way to backup my root partition.  
> Keep in mind I need to skip /backup as that is where my backup drive is 
> mounted.

LVM on / scares me a little. I can't say I know how well this will work.
My suggestion would be to boot from a rescue CD and use tar -l or rsync
-x, both of which will refuse to cross file system boundaries.

Corey





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