Jim Faulkner wrote:
I'm trying to backup two filesystems over SSH from a laptop to my linux
server. The first has 4 gigs of data on an ext3 filesystem, the second
has 48 gigs of data on an ntfs filesystem, mounted under linux using
The first filesystem is backed up successfully, but unfortunately I am
getting "[Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory" about halfway through the
backup of the second filesystem.
Both the server and the laptop are running rdiff-backup 1.2.8, the
server is using python 2.6.5, and the client is using python 2.6.4.
The server has 8 GB of RAM, and the laptop has 2 GB of RAM.
Here's the command line I'm using:
rdiff-backup --exclude-other-filesystems --exclude-sockets
I've put a log of the backup here:
and here's the same failure when using "--terminal-verbosity 7":
Anyone have any ideas as to what's going wrong here?
thanks for any help,
rdiff-backup-users mailing list at address@hidden
Try copying the base data to dest with rsync first and then run
rdiff-backup against it with --force.