source: branches/2.2.9/mindi/README.bootparam @ 2537

Last change on this file since 2537 was 2537, checked in by bruno, 9 years ago

r3761@localhost: bruno | 2010-01-08 15:59:41 +0100

  • Fix syntax issue in analyze-my-lvm
  • Better doc for pre and post
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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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29excludedevs="dev1 dev2"
30    Exclude those evices from retoration process (no LVM action done suc has pvcreate, and no partitioning. Those devices are removed from /tmp/mountlist.txt and /tmp/i-want-my-lvm)
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32forcemods="mod1 mod2"
33    Add those modules to the list of modules to load systematically
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35net
36    Activate network support
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38nodmraid
39    Do not try to start dmraid support
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41nohw
42    Do not call the mindi-rsthw script which try to restore also your BIOSes configuration (Proliant only)
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44nolvm
45    Do not try to start LVM support
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47nomd
48    Do not try to start mdadm support
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50nompath
51    Do not try to start multipath support
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53nopart
54    Do not try to partition drives at restore time
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56noresize
57    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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59obdr
60    Call mondorestore with -o and the tape device
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62pre=/path/to/script
63    Execute a pre-configuration script before calling mondorestore. Could be an NFS shared script e.g., or a script located in the initrd. Eg: pre=/tmp/isodir/my-pre.sh. Note that the script should be executable.
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65post=/path/to/script
66    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. Eg: post=/tmp/isodir/my-post.sh. Note that the script should be executable.
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68serial=/dev/ttySx
69    When using a serial console, associate it to the tty device so it works correctly at restore time. By default set up /dev/ttyS0 as serial console. Pass the value of your serial console if different.
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71textonly
72    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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74usb=/dev/xxx
75    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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79Look also at README.pxe for additional parameters linked to the PXE/NFS usage
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