What device is rootfs on for backup via dd

Jim Morris ml at e4net.com
Mon Jul 21 05:01:55 CEST 2008

Having failed to backup my rootfs via dfutils, I thought maybe I could..

 > dd if=/dev/root of=/media/card/backup.bin

But even though mount shows /dev/root as the root device. the actual dev does not exist.

Anyone know what the device name for the actual rootfs is?


Jim Morris, http://blog.wolfman.com

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