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Re: backup system for RHEL



2009/7/24 Geofrey Rainey <Geofrey Rainey tvnz co nz>

> For the Xen images made of partitions, you'd do:
>
> # dd if=/dev/sda? of=/backup/xen-backup-image.img bs=1M
>
> (where /dev/sda? is the partition which your
> /etc/xen/<xen-config>:disk='phy:.....' refers to.
>
> Make sense?
>

Not really,

Because the images are not in a partition, They are files.
For example I have this:
disk = [ "tap:aio:/home/images/NODE1.img,xvda,w" ]

perhaps doing:
 dd if=/home/images/NODE1.img of=/backup/xen-backup-image.img bs=1M

will work?

ESG


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