big backup file
racerx at makeworld.com
Sat Jan 16 00:41:10 UTC 2010
On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 17:34:11 -0700
"Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 17:16:38 -0700
> > "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 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!NautilusAlmost the entire hard drive.
> > Karl - I'm wondering. Why would you use Gparted? Unless Gparted
> > shows more then disk drives and partitions.
> > Are you really trying to see how large a drive/partition is or are
> > you trying to view the size of the possible archive itself?
> Well I was expecting to see about a 25GB archive. Instead I
> see a 147 GB archive. There needs to be a reason.
> 73 Karl
Curious. If you are using Gnome, try using Nautilus and is possible, go
to the 147 gig partition/drive and see if your archive is there. If so,
how large is it?
I could be wrong (so forgive me if I am) but I suspect your using the
incorrect tool for what you want to do.
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