Re: Question on backups using rsync
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 05:05:15PM -0600, Brad Sims wrote:
> Now in theory, (I have done the bare-metal restore using mondorescue before...
> so I /know/ that works) the procedure would be restore the system to a working
> state via mondo, log in as root, rsync everything back from rsync mirror. Now if I
> understand everything correctly that would put me current as of the rsync time.
> Please feel free to correct me if I am wrong <g>.
That should all work. The only disadvantage of your scheme, and it depends on
you whether it's a big one, is that undetected corruption on your /home will
spread to the backup next time you rsync, and then you have no good copy of
those corrupt files.