big backup file
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 00:49:47 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.
I wrote a new partition table Chris and am about to see if
that helps. The new partition is 27.5 GB so will know soon...
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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