Re: [aclug-L] what to save
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if you dial up /etc/ppp is a must
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User Friendly, 11/24/97
On Thu, 6 May 1999, John Phillips wrote:
> Set up /home on a separate partition during your re-build. Make a
> /home/software directory and copy the ziped tar files you downloaded,
> from say CPAN, into it so you can get the "customization" of your
> system back without remembering all of the special "packages".
> /etc/XF86Config is another file to save a copy of in /home/software.
> On Wed, 5 May 1999, spiff wrote:
> > Tomorrow evening I plan to rebuild an existing linux machine. My question
> > is can anyone think of things I should save other then /home/users* that I
> > might need with a fresh install of Debian? I have also saved a few things
> > out of /etc and my /var/log files. But I am curious if there is anything
> > that I am forgetting that anyone can think of. Hoping this will pretty much
> > be as painless as possible and afford the least amount of downtime, while
> > getting rid of several mistakes I have made in setting this box up
> > originally.
> > tia,
> > Seth