>>>>> 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.