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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.

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