big backup file
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 00:16:38 UTC 2010
Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yesterday I backed up with rsync -avz my 9.4 Ubuntu which I
>> expected to be about 25 GB; lots of pictures ect. I looked at
>> the backup hard drive and Gparted says the backup is 147GB!
>> Almost the entire hard drive.
>> I have been trying to trouble shoot and it appears the
>> partition table might be bad. Can this cause what I'm seeing?
>> 73 Karl
>> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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> If you backed up what you wanted and it was large you use compression
> tar compression. How very ironic.
Why would it be BIGGER than 25GB?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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