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

fuzzy_4711 fuzzy_4711 at gmx.de
Mon Aug 1 19:53:08 CEST 2011



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> 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


Please take a look at /usr/share/rear/doc/configuration-examples.txt
It is documented there the way I used it. What is the right syntax to use?

-fuz






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