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#1 redking

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Posted 5 July 2018 - 09:46

Hi,

how to full backup the image on Zgemma H7 series (OpenPLI 4)?
Backupsuite dosn't work :(

 



Re: Full image Backup on Zgemma H7 series #2 littlesat

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Posted 5 July 2018 - 10:42

Why should you need that...? Autobackup + new flash system via the UI does also work... 

But with backupsuite it should be possible. But here https://forums.openp...upsuite/page-50 you can read there might be some issues with it.


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Re: Full image Backup on Zgemma H7 series #3 redking

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Posted 5 July 2018 - 11:58

I've alway used BackupSuite.

I've just try Autobackup selecting all folder manually, how does it works if I need to restore image ?



Re: Full image Backup on Zgemma H7 series #4 WanWizard

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Posted 5 July 2018 - 12:31

You should NOT use autobackup to backup anything but data (essentially, /etc). Autobackup also keeps a list of all installed plugins if you want to.

 

When the box restarts after you have flashed a new image, and it finds a backup (on a USB stick or a HDD), it prompts you for a restore. If you select Yes, it restores both all installed plugins and your data.

 

The only thing Autobackup doesn't handle is manually installed plugins, or plugins that install data in non-standard locations.

 

Backupsuite creates a complete image that you can flash to restore. It might wel be that OpenPLi 4 has an old version, OpenPLi 4 hasn't been updated or maintained for a long time, so upgrade to OpenPLi 6 first (will restore an Autobackup from 4 without much problems).


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Re: Full image Backup on Zgemma H7 series #5 Dimmie

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Posted 5 July 2018 - 15:14

Backupsuite works just fine on H7 series.

 

Only with H9 series there is a problem.






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