derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed May 13 18:11:13 UTC 2009
Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
> I'm wondering if a simpler solution like cron + rsync would do the trick
> for Steven.
I imagine. I was just off into my own world of wishes :-)
> The backup wouldn't be instantaneous but it could be set to
> update the backup like every couple of hours; I'm finding rsync very
> quick for updating only the changes to files, and it can be used locally
> or over the network.
> Now the problem is that I know nothing about using cron...
Nothing to it. Use kcron and it takes any difficulty out of the task. I'd
create a bash script that does what you have already done in a terminal, and
I'd also invoke that script from /etc/network/if-up.d/ - then you get
synchronization every time your network comes up _and_ whenever cron runs
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