[ubuntu-uk] External hard disks and backup strategies

Mac Ammonius.Grammaticus at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 19 12:30:02 BST 2007

Thanks for the info/advice.  I'll do as you suggest.  (I guess there 
might need to be some chown-ing and chgrp-ing of files and directories 
if I ever did need to restore from the FAT32 drive?).


Robert McWilliam wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 07:18:17 +0100, "Mac"
> <Ammonius.Grammaticus at googlemail.com> said:
>> BTW, rsync still gives me errors when trying to sync 
>> ownership and permissions to the shared FAT32 NAS
> rsync can't make the owner and permissions match on FAT32 because FAT32
> doesn't support them. You can get the errors to go away by telling rsync
> not to try and set the permissions and group with the --no-p and --no-g
> options.
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