I'm guessing a home user wont have 100GB of *changed* data, so i would
suggest a new disk and rsync.
I'm really happy doing it that way, it runs from a cron, and e-mails me the
here is part of the output, in this case backing up some FreeAgent files...
-snip stuff deleted.
wrote 37864034 bytes read 2100 bytes 1165111.82 bytes/sec
total size is 439262851 speedup is 11.60
in my case its backing up from one partition to another.,.. a new disk
drive is a *much better* idea.,..
> >From: Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie>
>To: ILUG list <ilug at linux.ie>
>Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 13:21:52 +0100 (IST)
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>Subject: [ILUG] 100GB+ backups for the home user
>>Nightly LVM snaphots only go so far, and given i only recently had to
>touch wood, cross fingers and sacrifice a few cats to the god of data
>integrity before doing a mkraid --really-dangerous-no-resync, I was
>wondering if anyone had anyone suggestions for 100GB+ backup solutions
>affordable to the home user.
>>A really neat solution would be mutual remote backups. I've plenty of
>space and'd be happy to give a few 10GBs of space via rsync or NFS or NBD
>over IPSec to anyone. But bandwidth would be a problem, having only
>about 16KB/s outbound, it would work for the other person though - 50KB/s
>for a few hours is enough for half a gig a night.
mmmm... whats the legal side of holding someone elses data...???
Also, for the first "backup", with slow (or any) bandwith why not burn CD
rom's to populate the backup disk?
I'd be up for that, if only for the craic.
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