Backuppc new disk Ubuntu 10

Luis Paulo luis.barbas at
Wed Nov 24 13:36:43 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 11:01, Chris Robinson <business at> wrote:
> Hi
> I have added a new disk and formatted it ext3 and ext4.
> I have called it backup, and mounted it /backup
> i have amended /etc/ to point to /backup.
> I have copied /var/lib/backuppc/* to /backup
> /etc/init.d/backuppc restart
> The error I get is can't create a test hardlink
> --
> Regards
> Chris Robinson

Copying /var/lib/backuppc/* is not a trivial matter because of the
./pc hardlinks to pool (or cpool). See "copying the pool" at

How did you do it?

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