[K12OSN] backup question

Rob Owens hick518 at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 20 10:19:14 UTC 2005

I would put /var on its own partition.  This way if
for some reason your log files grow out of control,
your root partition will not fill up.  


--- Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have two scsi drives. One for / and another for
> /home. I was
> thinking about setting up a cron job to rsync my
> /home drive to
> another backup machine I will setup. But I'm not
> sure about my /
> drive. Do I have to boot from a live cd and mount /
> and then do the
> rsync?
> Also I'm going to upgrade to 4.2.1EL this summer any
> suggestions on
> partitioning? Should I have /var or /boot etc on
> separate partitions?
> reasons?
> -- 
> Robert Arkiletian
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