Config Backup from shell

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by dellsweig, Sep 22, 2005.

  1. dellsweig

    dellsweig Network Guru Member

    Greetings

    With the current problems in DDWRT V23 Beta doing a backup
    httpd crashes
    nvram corruption
    logging stops

    I was wondering if there was a safe and effective way to perform a router backup and restore from shell

    Anyone??
     
  2. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    to get the nvrambak.tgz without the web gui you could get the backup fomr the /tmp dir using winscp.......that is the only way i could think of
    to apply the nvram.bak file without the web gui you could have the nvrambak.tgz file on a server and wget it form a server to teh /tmp dir and reboot. i dont know if this method will really work....
     
  3. dellsweig

    dellsweig Network Guru Member

    Think in lower level terms... A web script creates the tgz file. I am talking about doing this from a shell.

    What exactly is in the .tgz file?? Is it a compressed nvram -list output?? Are there Linux file system images or files in there??

    It would be an easy task to do an nvram -list, dump into a file, scp off the file - if thats all it takes....
     
  4. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    i did this before were to took the nvrambak.tgz fomr the /tmp dir. but i did that in v 16 of ddwrt i think, dont know if it will work now.
    '
    and in te nvrambak.tgz there are alot of different find of nvram varibles. like "jffs_monted=1" that is a example.
     
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