Changeset 907 for branches


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Oct 27, 2006, 8:10:08 PM (13 years ago)
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bruno
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Updated mondoarchive man page thanks to feedback from Carol Anne Ogdin <caogdin_at_gmail.com>

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    105105.B prefix
    106106to generate the name of your ISO images.
    107 By default, mondoarchive calls images mondorescue-1.iso, mondorescue-2.iso, ...
     107By default, mondoarchive names images mondorescue-1.iso, mondorescue-2.iso, ...
    108108Using
    109109.B -p machine
    110 it will call your images machine-1.iso, machine-2.iso, ...
     110will name your images machine-1.iso, machine-2.iso, ...
    111111
    112112.TP
     
    145145Exclude path(s) from backup. The paths should be separated with a whitespace.
    146146Note that mondo automatically excludes removable media (/mnt/floppy,
    147 /mnt/cdrom, etc.). For example, if you are backing up to an NFS mount but you
     147/mnt/cdrom, /proc, /sys, /tmp). For example, if you are backing up to an NFS mount but you
    148148do not want to include the contents of the mount in a backup, exclude your
    149149local mount-point with this switch. It will also work with partitions, e.g.
     
    151151the mountlist. NB: If you exclude /dev/sdd4 then the /dev entry itself will
    152152still be backed up, even though the mountlist entry will be suppressed.
    153 NOTA: If you precise a directory with a final / its content will be archived so it won't do what you expect.
     153N.B.: If you specify a directory with a final / its content will be archived so it won't do what you expect.
    154154
    155155.TP
     
    272272.TP
    273273.BI "-S " "path"
    274 Specify the scratchdir, the directory where ISO images are built before being
     274Specify the full pathname of the scratchdir, the directory where ISO images are built before being
    275275archived. If you have plenty of RAM and want to use a ramdisk for scratch
    276276space, specify its path here.
     
    278278.TP
    279279.BI "-T " "path"
    280 Specify the tempdir, the directory where temporary files (other than ISO images
     280Specify the full pathname of the tempdir, the directory where temporary files (other than ISO images
    281281being assembled) are stored. See
    282282.B -S
     
    320320.TP
    321321.BI "-K " "loglevel"
    322 Specify the loglevel.
     322Specify the loglevel. Use 99 for full debug. Standard debug level is 4.
    323323
    324324
     
    361361for its ISO's unless you exclude it, as follows:-
    362362.br
    363 .I "mondoarchive -Oi -d /mnt/foo -E \"/mnt/foo /mnt/foo2\""
     363.I "mondoarchive -Oi -d /mnt/foo -E \"/mnt/foo /mnt/foo2\" -p `hostname`-`date +%Y-%m-%d`"
    364364
    365365Backup to ISO's non-interactively, e.g. as a job running in /etc/cron.daily:
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