[Dirvish] RE: Hard Drive Died, and I was shocked to discover...

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Fri Feb 17 01:31:33 EST 2006


On Mon, 13 Feb 2006, Jason Boxman wrote:

> (On an unrelated note, I was just thinking how cool it would be to have a 
> VMWare Server beta VM bootp a kernel that bootstraps a Dirvish image from 
> one or more vaults for testing to see if it boots and if, were possible, 
> services start.  I guess I didn't move from conception to production fast 
> enough!)

It gets better.  It turns out I wasn't backing up /boot, so I didn't have 
a kernel on restore.  Oops.  Good thing I build them in /usr/src and the 
Debian package of the kernel image was still there.  Nasty!

_Test_ those backups!



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