Thu, 15 Aug 2002 14:08:39 -0500 (CDT)

I want to get it going using rdiff-backup, to start i will mirror, but I
will be getting a 3rd drive, and doing the incremental backups to it. so I
can restore older ones, but if the drive dies, I can just use the one that
was --mirror-only'd in its place.


>>>>>> "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