[mythtv-users] Multiple directories

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Tue Nov 20 14:43:19 UTC 2007


On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 15:12 +0100, Stef Coene wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 November 2007, Mike Perkins wrote:
> > Personally, I'd do a copy, check the copy is OK, then delete the
> original.
> > I've been bit before doing a mv when something's died...
> I use rsync to copy data between 2 places.  Even on the same server.
> Rsync preserves ownership, creation dates, hard/soft links, ... and
> you can 
> restart the copy if it is interrupted:
> 
> rsync -auHv <source> <target>
> (always put a / on the end of sbdirectories !!!)

I could do this.

> 
> Also greate for backups.

I use rsnapshot, based heavily on rsync, but with a ton of nice twists:

http://www.rsnapshot.org/

It is like apple's Time Machine, without the nifty UI and live aspect.

nico



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