What device is rootfs on for backup via dd

Michael Kluge vollseil at arcor.de
Mon Jul 21 05:51:46 CEST 2008

Hi Jim,

I am using plain 'rsync --one-file-system -avz ... ' for / and 
/media/card to backup my FR. Would that be an option?


Jim Morris schrieb:
> 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?
> Thanks
> Jim

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