Point-and-Click Linux LVM Filesystem Workstation Backup, Part 2
dar Backup Script and Icon Setup
In Part 1, we covered drive mirror setup for an LVM drive and an rsync backup script.
Here, we will cover the dar backup script, emergency script, icon setups, setup of a backup GUI, insertion into a Knoppix .iso, backup and restore.
#!/bin/sh # /usr/local/bin/dar_backup.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 # if your root drive is not /dev/hda5, change script accordingly. # Change script to match your physical (first) and logical # (second) volume names. If you are not using LVM, omit vgchange echo "Executing archival backup script" echo "mounting /boot partition" vgchange -ay mount /dev/terrarium/root /media/hda5 mount /dev/hda1 /media/hda1 zip -ry /media/hda5/usr/local/backups/boot.zip /media/hda1/* umount /media/hda1 echo "unmounting /boot partition" cd /media/hda5/usr/local/backups #was 1450 echo "starting backup" rm -rf *.dar /media/hda5/usr/bin/dar_static -z5 -s 4050M -D -c /media/hda5/usr/local/backups/`date -I`__data.dar -R /media/hda5 -Z "*.gz" -Z "*.bz2" -Z "*.zip" -Z "*.png" -P tmp -P dev -P proc -P mnt -P sys -P selinux -P usr/local/backups -P home/alizard/.opera/cache4 echo "backup complete" # note: the recovery command is going to have to dump to /, # not /media/hda5/usr/local/backups/... unless it's run off # Knoppix (most likely... but the recovery will have to take this # into account
Set up the icon by right-clicking the Desktop and selecting "Link to Application." Right-click the icon and open Properties. Name the icon start-dar-archive, click the Application tab and enter these values:
sudo sh /cdrom/dar_backup-k.sh
Copy the file to /home/username/knoppix-mod.
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