Re: making backup using rsync in home LAN
On 8/24/05, H. S. <email@example.com> wrote:
> As I said, the laptop is not always on so most of the backups will be
> skipped. To avoid that, I am looking for a script to call on the laptop.
> A user can just call that script and a backup will be done on the backup
> server (my Testing box).
How do you run the backup script when it boots into Linux?
> And by "mount NTFS" you mean use samba(afterall, the laptop is a remote
/dev/hdb1 on /mnt/xp type ntfs (ro)
/dev/hdb1 /mnt/xp ntfs ro 0 0
It mounts as a read-only filesystem when Linux boots. In your script
to back up your Linux partition, add the NTFS partition as well.
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