i have checked this one, and i installed a brand new image today
Hi, i am searching for a way to backup the settings. I am running Volumio on a pi with sd card and i have experianced in the past some sd cards will not live for long. To keep the settings in a safe location i want to make a backup of the whole configuration but, in the latest version the backup and restore plugin is no longer there. It seems not all the settings are saved in the my volumio account. or i am dooing something wrong.
What would be a good approach to save the settings and or restore them if i create a new sd card image?
You need to be clear on what your questions is, as with your latest reply I am confused.
If you update between version, a backup is not needed. (like V3.3.10 to V3.396). You can do this without loosing data.
If you upgrade, a backup will not work (like V2.917 to V3.396). The SD will be fully wiped. Restoring a V2 backup to V3 will damage volumio.
I understand, i am using Volumio quite long, and i have been away from Volumio a while and now restarted to use it again.
I have a pi and i want to install clean Volumio
I have a pi and running volumio
I have a pi and i want to manage my Raspbian versions.
I want to build, run and maintain my Volumio on my pi
a) In all situations i want to be able when the systems crashes all data will be maintained, like configurations, favorites and so on, minimaal effort to get it up and running.
1a> make imge backup
2a > image backup
3a > i need an config to be saved somewhere to be able to do os upgrades and sometime when you do an in place upgrade of the os, the Volumio app will be broken due dependency.s > could be solved to wait for new os on the sd image i know
4a > in the past i was able to build from scratch, and manage the whole on my own, right os, right version releases of all components, and releations between them, then you also need a good backup of the configurations.
Esspecial when you do an os upgrade you want to keep all configurations, and beeing able to reload all settings within the new version with the new os and components underneath.