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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Slowdown from a few mins to >8 hours backup tim

From: Dominic Raferd
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Slowdown from a few mins to >8 hours backup time due to one large log file
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:55:20 +0000
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Yes, backing up from LVM snapshots is the best way (or, for Windows, use VSS), but at least you found a workaround...


On 01/02/2011 09:42, Patrick Nagel wrote:
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Hi Dominic,

On 2011-02-01 17:14, Dominic Raferd wrote:
That seems extraordinarily slow for rdiff-backup to backup a text file to a
local disk, even a file that is 3.9GB. Was the file changing (additional log
entries, maybe?) while rdiff-backup was trying to back it up?
Yes, I think so, and I don't use LVM snapshots on this server. That's
probably the real trigger then.


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