[Rear-users] openSuSE 11.4 with dm_crypt pre boot encryption

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Aug 1 19:27:32 CEST 2011


On Mon, 1 Aug 2011, fuzzy_4711 wrote:

>
>> So, did you get the prompt or did you not get the prompt (which would be
>> a bug)?
>
> No, sorry - no prompt with request to first restore the data before
> continuing.

Makes a lot of sense since you misspelled REQUESTRESTORE as 
REQUEST_RESTORE. We don't protect the user from using non-existing backup 
methods :-/

> Nevertheless I studied the documentation available and gave it a try. I
> ended up with a 1.11 installation yesterday and a customised
> /etc/rear/local.conf which is like that:

> OUTPUT=ISO # creates a bootable ISO9660 image on disk as rear-$(hostname).iso
> ISO_DIR=/home/rear
> BACKUP=REQUEST_RESTORE

Kind regards,
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