[mythtv-users] OT: rsync, or is there a better option?
paul.l.harvey at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 15:08:38 UTC 2004
Don't forget to backup your db as well. Kind of a pain to figure out
what file is what without it. :)
On Sun, 5 Dec 2004 15:59:33 +1100, Phill Edwards
<phill_edwards at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Since my myth box has crashed a few times, including power loss and hard
> > lockups, I want to backup my recordings, videos, etc so I don't lose
> > anything the next time. So I picked up a couple large hard drives and
> > have another linux box (FC3) ready to be a network storage device. I
> > already backup important files, such as mysql dump, so I'm just talking
> > the large video files here.
> > What's the best way to get all my recordings, videos, mucis, etc sent
> > over to this box every so often, maybe once a day. I'm thinking copy
> > anything new or changed, and remove anything deleted from the source.
> > Changes would only be made on the storage system, either adding or
> > removing files.
> > Would rsync be the best way to accomplish this or is there a better
> > option?
> I use rsync for backups on another linux box I have. It's a very easy way to
> have full backups which use up minimal disk space and is quick to execute.
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