Linux image solution

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Wed Feb 2 14:06:43 MST 2011


On Wed, 2011-02-02 at 14:02 -0700, Corey Edwards wrote:
> On 02/02/2011 01:59 PM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-02-02 at 13:42 -0700, Michael Peterson wrote:
> >> dd if=/dev/sda1 of=~/image
> >
> > Only safe for a cold backup after booting off DVD.
> 
> Or if you freeze the filesystem with LVM or XFS.

You mean snapshot? I'd have to know more about the system. Probably safe
for a lightly used e-mail server, no way it's sufficient with a busy
database server.



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