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

Schlomo Schapiro schlomo at schapiro.org
Mon Aug 1 23:53:44 CEST 2011


On 01/08/11 19:53, fuzzy_4711 wrote:
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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
> 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?

Actually what you want is the default so simply remove the BACKUP= line from
your configuration. The docs apparently where wrong, thanks for finding it.

Kind Regards,

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