Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 20:43:46 UTC 2009
don fisher wrote:
> don fisher wrote:
>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> I have lost the little thing I used to call for a backup of
>>> my linux. I was using rsync -avg / exempt/media exempt/dev .
>>> .. /media/disk-1, or something like that.
>>> I have looked at man rsync which is confusing, and tried
>>> Google but their info is trivial.
>>> Is anyone using something like this?
>> I have the following in a a script that backs up the entire disk to a
>> 500GB usb drive that I mount on /backup.
Hi Don, this is almost exactly what I want to do.
>> sudo nice --adjustment=10 rsync -rlpgouvtS --progress -v
What does "sudo nice --adjustment=10" do? I have never tried
sudo nice, ever.
>> --delete --modify-window=1200
What does "--progress -v << --delete --modify-window=1200" do?
>> --exclude-from=/home/your_name/rsync-backup_exclude / /backup
>> The rsync-backup_exclude fike looks like:
Why do most entries end with /* but a few just end?
>> You probably don't have all of the same mount points that I do, so edit
>> to taste.
> Sorry, but /backup is also in the rsync-backup_exclude file.
I was going to say what happened to the possible endless loop?
I will edit to taste and fool around. I did a pretty good
backup with rdiff-backup which I think uses rsync, but there
where a lot of errors listed.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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