January 11, 2008

Make Backups to Prevent Grief

Posted in Linux/Zaurus Tips and Tricks, Zaurus Trials and Tribulations at 6:06 am by sdjf

Geeks will be geeks and hackers will be hackers, and any time one of us messes around writing scripts or going on a cleanup campaign, IMNSHO, it is just plain stupid to not make backups. It also is rather foolhardy to install new software on the Zaurus without making a backup immediately beforehand, at least that’s been my experience when trying to install some packages that ended up trashing my system.

One day about a month ago, silly me had not made a backup in about four weeks, being too preoccupied with other things to want to take the time to change cards around to do it, and I sure paid a price for that stupidity. Read the rest of this entry »