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Old 09-05-2004, 04:20 AM   #1
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backing up

Hi guys. I have finally completed the LFS 5.1.1 book after a few weeks of hard work. Now I am going to continue with BLFS. But before that, I would like to make a backup of the fresh installation now. What is the best/easiest way to do this? Can I just tar them up straight?

Old 09-05-2004, 06:15 AM   #2
Not now, John!
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Yes, tar.gz or tar.bz2.
Old 10-09-2004, 10:54 AM   #3
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use this hint to back up the LFS system, and then tar and feather it.........


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