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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Initial Backup failure

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Initial Backup failure
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 18:00:21 -0700

>>>>> "DR" == Drrighteous  <address@hidden>
>>>>> wrote the following on Sun, 29 Jun 2003 18:41:06 EDT

  DR> Otherwise, I saw no mention of how to initially do seperate
  DR> partial backups=20 that eventually get "combined" into a single
  DR> one.

I just meant you could backup various subdirectories under your main
directory separately.

  DR> Or is it possible for me t= o=20 create a NFS connection
  DR> for the initial (large) backup, and then use SSH=20 connections
  DR> just for the incrementals?

You can do this.  You can also just run rdiff-backup repeatedly until
it succeeds (the first time with the --force option).  Each time it
will check from the beginning, but should only start transferring
files where it left off.

Ben Escoto

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