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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] resuming initial backup

From: D. Kriesel
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] resuming initial backup
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 13:33:30 +0200

Rdiff-backup takes any existing data as a base in a target dir that has to
be initialized, so just remove the rdiff-metadata from the target, while
keeping the data that has already been copied :-)


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> address@hidden Im Auftrag von tim
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. Mai 2012 13:24
> An: address@hidden
> Betreff: [rdiff-backup-users] resuming initial backup
> hi,
> i'm using a synology ds411 nas as backup target. the processor on this
> device is very slow, so i don't get a transfer rate of more than 5 mb/s
> when accessing it via ssh (cpu-bound). this makes backups for my 500GB
> data partition rather painful.
> i'd therefore like to interrupt and later resume the initial backup.
> however rdiff-backup tells me:
> Found interrupted initial backup. Removing...
> ... and then starts copying the files ... is there any way to resume an
> initial backup?
> thanks, tim
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