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From:Uwe Brauer Date:September 10 2010 1:54pm
Subject:Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?
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>>>>> On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 10:57:54 +0200, Joerg Bruehe
> <joerg.bruehe@stripped> wrote:

   > Hi George, everybody!
   > George Larson wrote:
   >> We do nightly backups at work just by taring the mysql directory.  In
   >> my environment, that is /var/lib/mysql.
   >> 
   >> Like this:
   >> 
   >> service mysql stop
   >> cd /var/lib/mysql
   >> rm -rf *




   > To the original poster:
   > I know it sounds very hard and seems to ignore your trouble, but still:
   > A typical reply in DB support is
   >   "If you have no backup, your data obviously are not important."

Please no more "salt in my wounds". I keep telling me that
myself and the only lame excuse I have is that the dump
command I was used to in Linux did not work out in Mac and I
did not bother to figure out why.

Uwe Brauer 

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        • Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?george larson10 Sep
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      • no success (was: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?)Uwe Brauer13 Sep
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Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?george larson10 Sep
  • Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?Uwe Brauer10 Sep
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    • Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?george larson10 Sep
      • Re: hard disk crash: how to discover the db?Johnny Withers10 Sep
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