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21.TH mondorestore 8 "PBDATE" "Mondo Rescue PBVER-rPBREV"
22
23.SH NAME
24mondorestore \- a restore / disaster\-recovery tool.
25
26.SH SYNOPSIS
27.B mondorestore [-p prefix][-K loglevel]
28: restore your PC
29
30.SH DESCRIPTION
31.PP
32.I mondorestore
33restores data previously backed up with
34.I mondoarchive.
35
36.
37Note that mondorestore will usually automatically be called when booting a
38MondoRescue medium. The only exception is booting a MondoRescue medium in
39.B Expert
40mode in which case mondorestore can be evoked from the command line.
41
42.TP
43.BI "-p " prefix
44Use
45.B prefix
46to specify the name of your ISO images.
47By default, mondoarchive names images mondorescue-1.iso, mondorescue-2.iso, ...
48Using
49.B -p machine
50.B mondorestore
51will use images named machine-1.iso, machine-2.iso, ...
52
53.TP
54.BI "-K " "loglevel"
55Specify the loglevel. Use 99 for full debug. Standard debug level is 4.
56
57.SH DIAGNOSTICS
58mondorestore generates an Extremely important file:
59.BI /var/log/mondorestore.log.
60When seeking technical support, attach this file to your email.
61
62.SH FILES
63.IR /var/log/mondorestore.log
64This log contains important information required to analyse mondorestore problem
65reports. Mondo support highly recommends sending this file with support
66questions. It's located under /tmp during the restore process and moved under /var/log at the end.
67
68.SH NOTES
69A link to Mondo's HTML-based manual (by Bruno Cornec, Mikael Hultgren, Cafeole, Randy Delphs,
70Stan Benoit, and Hugo Rabson) may be found at
71.I http://www.mondorescue.org/docs.shtml
72- or in
73.I /usr/share/doc/mondo-x.xx
74on your hard drive.
75
76.SH BUGS
77It is recommend that your system has more than 64 MB ram. SCSI device order
78change with nuke can have unexpected results. It is recommended you use expert
79mode with drastic hardware reconfigurations.
80
81.SH "SEE ALSO"
82afio(1), bzip2(1), find(1), mindi(8), mondoarchive(8).
83.SH AUTHORS
84Bruno Cornec (lead-development)
85.I "bruno_at_mondorescue.org"
86.br
87Andree Leidenfrost (co-developper)
88.I "aleidenf_at_bigpond.net.au"
89.br
90.SH ORIGINAL AUTHORS
91Hugo Rabson (original author)
92.I "hugo.rabson_at_mondorescue.org"
93.br
94Jesse Keating (packaging)
95.I "hosting_at_j2solutions.net"
96.br
97Stan Benoit (testing)
98.I "troff_at_nakedsoul.org"
99.br
100Mikael Hultgren (docs)
101.I "mikael_hultgren_at_gmx.net"
102.br
103See mailing list at http://www.mondorescue.org for technical support.
104.
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