After system didaster how to prepare / save most important data ?

Mike Bird mgb-ubuntu at
Mon May 19 18:00:05 UTC 2008

On Mon May 19 2008 10:25:41 Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Not trying to be a know it all cus I'm not, but tried
> the above commands and found that -X is not recognized
> but an -x is.  Also, for me I had to add the -S -H -A
> options each with its own "-" and spaces between each
> as it did not recognise the -SHA as shown.  Hope this
> will help the newbie out some.

Sorry about the "-X".  I had forgotten that I had upgraded
to rsync v3 here.  Thanks for the correction.

IIRC, "-SHA" worked in rsync 2.6.9 without separation.

You won't want to use "-x" unless you backup all your
filesystems separately.

--Mike Bird

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