[mythtv-users] Backup

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Tue Sep 5 21:15:22 UTC 2006

I use mondorescue as well on an FC5 machine.  It lets you backup  
everything except /video so it seems ideal.  Very easy to use.

I have never done a restore from it, though it should be as simple as  
restore and boot.


Quoting stan <stanlist at cox.net>:

> There was a thread a while back suggesting MondoRescue for MythTV backup.
> I'm currently using partimage running from a standalone Knoppix system.
> I've never restored from my backups so I'm not really sure I'm doing the
> right thing.
> Is MondoRescue better (faster, more reliable, more features, etc.) than a
> plain partimage backup?
> Someone in the old thread mention they had to adjust a few thing after doing
> a MondoRescue restore to get MythTV working?  Why?  Is there something that
> can be done to avoid the necessity of post restore adjustments?  Can
> MondoRescue backups be run from a standalone CD booted system, and would
> this help in eliminating the need for post restore adjustments?
> I'm just looking for something that will do a complete backup and let me
> completely restore over everything on my MythTV system except for my
> /video/recordings partition.  I was hoping for the ability to just do a
> restore, reboot my MythTV machine, and be back where I was with no
> adjustments needed.
> Thanks
> --stan
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