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Good way to recover Linux server

On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 11:50:40AM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On Thursday 11 August 2005 9:40 am, snagao wrote:
> > I am looking for a good way to recover a server - especially in a DR
> > scenario.  For my AIX servers, I use the mksysb utility to make a
> > bootable image of the OS.
> >
> > I know Linux doesn't have anything equivalent to AIX's mksysb command,
> > but can someone please recommend a tool or method for me to back up the
> > OS and recover it quickly for DR testing?
> >
> > My thanks in advance to all those who respond.
> First, the /boot directory tree contains the kernel, kernel parameters and 
> GRUB. 
> Next, the traditional / directories - /bin, /sbin, /etc, /dev 
> The /usr tree primarily /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /usr/include
> Possibly /opt.
 you also need at least /lib and probably /usr/lib. On my Debian system,
 even bash is dynamically linked:

 $ ldd /bin/bash =>  (0xffffe000) => /lib/ (0xb7f26000) => /lib/tls/ (0xb7f22000) => /lib/tls/ (0xb7dea000)
         /lib/ (0xb7f82000)

There is a separate "sash" package which includes a statically-linked
shell, but it's not a default.


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