stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 13 23:19:52 UTC 2009
> > If they're _partitions_, yes, but if they're separate disks, no. Then
> > the disk wait time becomes basically the speed of the slower disk.
If I do it, it will be SATA to SATA.
> > There are also a couple of different attempts to implement an "offline
> > filesystem" via FUSE.
This sounds interesting, but I would have to understand it better before I
would put my data somewhere that isn't mine.
> I'm wondering if a simpler solution like cron + rsync would do the trick
> for Steven.
I have been doing a little reading, and it seems there is a new application
for Cron called Vixie Cron that just adds the changed part of files, if they
> The backup wouldn't be instantaneous but it could be set to
> update the backup like every couple of hours
My thought is not important, I was just thinking of a way that would keep me
from screwing up. Actually if the computer backed up while I am sleeping,
that would be perfect, especially if it only adds new un-backed-up data.
Probably have to add that one to the dictionary.
Thanks everyone reading and helping. I am getting very excited again. If
this works like it think it will, I will be appropriately configured and
backed-up for the first time in about 20 years. Wonders will never cease. I
can't believe I could become part of the sane and sensible part of the
community. What a great bunch you all are.
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