Re: making backup using rsync in home LAN
Apparently, _Jiann-Ming Su_, on 24/08/05 13:15,typed:
> On 8/24/05, H. S. <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?
My Debian Testing box is always on. A cron job calls the backup script
>>And by "mount NTFS" you mean use samba(afterall, the laptop is a remote
> $ mount
> /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.
I misunderstood you the first time. I see what you mean now. Just a
little clarification: my rsync server is my Debian Testing on a P4
desktop. Backups works perfectly on this machine. I am trying to
implement a method with which the Testing desktop would backup certain
directories on a laptop on my home LAN running Windows XP (and the save
the backups on the Testing desktop).
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