QtMoko backup/restore

Radek Polak psonek2 at seznam.cz
Sat Nov 17 14:55:44 CET 2012

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 02:46:05 PM Neil Jerram wrote:

> I wonder if anyone is already thinking about or working on backup and
> restore for QtMoko when upgrading - i.e. to maintain all your settings
> and data across an upgrade?

Yes i did :)

> My thoughts so far on this:
> - Most non-system data lives in a separate partition, /media/card, and
>   doesn't need handling because an upgrade won't touch that partition.
> - For the same reason, /media/card is a good place for backing up
>   anything that does need handling.

Yes, i aggree, /media/card is good location for backups.

> - It should be pretty quick and easy to write scripts to do this.  A GUI
>   would be nice, but that can come later.

I would personally very like export of my contacts in vcf format to 
/media/card/Documents. It shouldnt be hard since qtmoko can send contacts via 
email attachement.



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