Ben Escoto
Thu, 15 Aug 2002 12:06:28 -0700

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>>>>> "G" == gregg  <>
>>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 15 Aug 2002 13:41:46 -0500 (CDT)

  G> Im running gentoo linux.  After emerging rdiff-backup
  G> (installing) I attempted to run it to backup my /boot (small, so
  G> a good test).  My backups will be simple, I have the system
  G> running all on a 40 gig drive. I have a second 40 gig drive that
  G> I will backup /boot and / too. Here was the output of my first
  G> try:

Some versions of rdiff-backup had trouble with the --mirror-only
option.  I think it was fixed in 0.9.3.  But as others on this list
have said recently, if you are just going to mirror files you might as
well use rsync - the main advantage of rdiff-backup is the archiving.

Ben Escoto

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