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Old 08-17-2006, 01:44 PM   #1
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"system restore point"

is there a way (namely in CentOS 4) to create a system restore point like windows has? im about to install some software on my linux server which adds new modules to my webserver. before i do this i want to create a system restore or something similar because i recently just got my apache to install to work with php and mysql on the versions i want how i like it, and if i mess up installing the next set of modules i need id shoot myself if i had to do the whole apache/php/mysql thing all over.
Old 08-17-2006, 01:50 PM   #2
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You can make an image of the drive using Norton Ghost or similar. There's a linux equivalent, but I can't recall what its called...
Old 08-17-2006, 02:37 PM   #3
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Why not try xen or user-mode-linux? You can do whatever experimenting you want in a virtual box. There is no need to risk a working system.

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