Point-and-Click Linux LVM Filesystem Workstation Backup, Part 1 - page 4
Taking Advantage of LVM
Create a directory for the backup content somewhere convenient. Put the following scripts / icons / html content there. I used /home/username/knoppix-mod .
This is the rsync backup script. Change source and LVM volume name where appropriate and destination to match the actual system. Ordinarily, the boot partition is going to be on a non-LVM partition, probably type ext3.
-------- cut #/bin/sh! # /usr/local/bin/rsync_backup-LVM.sh - moved to knoppix # # rsync LVM backup script, Copyright 2007 by A.Lizard # This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; # This is free software licensed under the terms of the GNU # GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. # information on permitted use and copying at the following URL: # http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt # Change device IDs and LVM IDs to match your setup. echo "mounting boot backup" # omit vgchange -ay if not using for LVM filesystem vgchange -ay mount /dev/hda1 /media/hda1 mount /dev/hdd1 /media/hdd1 rsync -aHlvu --progress /media/hda1/ /media/hdd1 umount -l /media/hda1 umount -l /media/hdd1 echo "boot_backup complete" # non-LVM filesystems, use actual mount points, not LVM mount points mount /dev/terrarium/root /media/hda5 mount /dev/terrarium-back/root /media/hdd5 echo "mounting root filesystem:" rsync -aHlvu --progress /media/hda5/ /media/hdd5 umount -l /media/hda5 umount -l /media/hdd5 vgchange -an echo "backup complete" -------- paste
Set up the icon by right-clicking the Desktop and selecting "Link to Application," right-click the icon to open Properties and name the icon start-rsync-mirror. Click the Application tab and enter start-rsync-mirror in the Name field. (Note: if you are doing this for a non-LVM filesystem--omit the LVM part of filename.)
Type the command:
sudo sh /cdrom/rsync_backup-LVM.sh
Now copy the file to /home/username/knoppix-mod.
In Part 2 of this article, you will find the dar backup script and icon setup, the backup GUIsetup, how to get them into a Knoppix .iso, and how to backup and restore.
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