An experiment in backup

Brandon Vincent Brandon.Vincent at asu.edu
Fri Jan 16 03:57:17 UTC 2015


On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:19 PM, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm quite clueless as to why this is happening.  I could sure use some help.

Sorry, I didn't read your entire email before I responded.

/proc, /sys, /mnt, /media, /run, and /dev should not be backed up and
restored. I would exclude /tmp as well.

You should probably read [1].

[1] https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem/TAR

Brandon Vincent



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