[mythtv-users] Slightly OT: rsync backup from mythbox -> desktop/FE
bobbygill at rogers.com
Mon Nov 3 01:53:45 UTC 2008
> NFS by default does not allow the root user on the client to have root
> permissions on the server. This is because there are lots of uses for
> NFS where you may not fully trust the person who administers the client.
> As a result, by default NFS maps the root user to the user "nobody".
> You can turn this off by putting "no_root_squash" in the line in
> /etc/exports that defines your NFS share. This will give root users on
> the client actual root file permissions on the server. For example,
> here's a line from /etc/exports on my MythTV box:
> (That should be all one line, but the email client wrapped it.)
> > I'm very open to the idea of an rsync server, what would that consist
> > of?
> Start with 'man rsyncd.conf'; that should get you started. The details
> of how to get rsync to launch in daemon mode automatically depend a bit
> on your Linux distribution; if you mention which one you're using I may
> already know how to do it, since I've set up a few.
Thanks a bunch David, I changed my /etc/exports and now she's syncing fine
I am using Arch linux. I have various rsync commands in my crontab, .bashrc,
etc. set to run daily and they go just fine-- is that what we're talking
about? I think by "rsync server" I am taking it to mean another location to
Thanks very much
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