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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] How long should backup take

From: Sabuj Pattanayek
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] How long should backup take
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:38:01 -0600

Assuming you don't have access to the system or can't see any hard
drive lights blinking rapidly, check lsof | grep -i rdiff to see if
the list of files that it's touching is changing . You can also check
dstat -d or iostat -d 1 to see if there's lots of I/O occurring

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Eric Beversluis
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I've had an rdiff backup running for about  1 1/2 hrs or longer. This is
> much longer than it's ever taken in the past.  Is there a way I can check
> that it's still running right? I hate to just abort it at this point.
> Related: what can I safely do on the computer while the rdiff-backup is
> running? Does it work off a snapshot or does it get messed up if I change
> files while it's running?
> Thanks.
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