Steven Vollom stevenvollom at
Wed May 13 23:41:37 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 13 May 2009 02:11:13 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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
> the script.
> --
> derek
When I get to that step, that is what I will do.  Thanks!


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