source: MondoRescue/branches/2.2.9/mindi/README.bootparam @ 2353

Last change on this file since 2353 was 2353, checked in by Bruno Cornec, 11 years ago
  • Addition of a nomd option to avoid starting mdadm
  • mpath is now already started if there was a mpath entry in mountlist
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1At restore time, multiple parameters are available to modify how the restore will act:
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3nuke
4    To format and restore all files automatically
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6interactive
7    To restore some/all files interactively
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9compare
10    To compare the archives with your filesystem
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12expert
13    To boot to a command-line prompt (expert mode)
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15RESTORE
16    To format and restore all files automatically
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20debug
21    Call mondorestore with -K99
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23denymods="mod1 mod2"
24    Add those modules to the list of modules to NOT load
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26donteject
27    mondorestore will not eject the CD; this is useful if, for instance, your PC's case has a concealed CD-ROM drive
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29forcemods="mod1 mod2"
30    Add those modules to the list of modules to load systematically
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32net
33    Activate network support
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35nodmraid
36    Do not try to start dmraid support
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38nohw
39    Do not call the mindi-rsthw script which try to restore also your BIOSes configuration (Proliant only)
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41nomd
42    Do not try to start mdadm support
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44nompath
45    Do not try to start multipath support
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47nopart
48    Do not try to partition drives at restore time
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50noresize
51    Do not resize partitions using a multiplication factor of (New disk size)/(Old disk size) to use your unallocated hard disk space
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53obdr
54    Call mondorestore with -o and the tape device
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56pre=/path/to/script
57    Execute a pre-configuration script before calling mondorestore. Could be an NFS shared script e.g., or a script located in the initrd.
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59post=/path/to/script
60    Execute a final script before rebooting the machine at the end of the restoration. Could be an NFS shared script e.g., or a script located on the restored disk or in the initrd.
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62textonly
63    do not call any Newt library routines; this is unattractive but valuable if you find your Newt library has bugs in it or on ia64
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65usb=/dev/xxx
66    Use that USB device name as the place to look for backup content. The way drivers are loaded may lead that to the fact you have a different device name at restore time, compared to the one you used at backup time, making mondorestore unable to use the right device natively. This helper corrects that. Pass to it the device name, not the partition name. Example: usb=/dev/sdb
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70Look also at README.pxe for additional parameters linked to the PXE/NFS usage
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