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> i went to the website [http://www.linux.org] and looked up how to backup
> my system, and i found on [http://www.tldp.org] the command below. i
> even reviewed the SILUG archives and found Doc's reply to my previous
> TAR question, and i found lots of help and got my file working, however,
> i have run into a problem.
> i am tarring everything on the system ( excluded some files) and it
> started including a directory i told it to exclude! what gives (using
> tar -zcvpf /BloomCounty/BillTCat/`date +'%Y-%m-%d'`_fc4backup.tar.gz --label="Fedora Core 4 Full Backup" /
> --exclude=mnt --exclude=proc --exclude=var/spool/squid --exclude=/BloomCounty --exclude=*.iso --exclude=*.rpm
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