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

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Aug 1 19:57:53 CEST 2011


On Mon, 1 Aug 2011, fuzzy_4711 wrote:

>> 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?

Indeed, and it the manual-page (which is partly based on the same source) 
it's wrong as well. I will fix it.

The right syntax is:

BACKUP=REQUESTRESTORE

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