Re: Live Fille System Backup
On Fri, 05 May 2017, Sergei G wrote:
> I am not convinced that rsync can handle all device type files, all types
> of links and other attributes I don't even know about. I am not convinced
> that anyone actually restored file system using rsync. Does it really work?
Yes, it does. Been there, done that. But it takes a lot of command
line options, just a plain "rsync source/ dest/" usually won't be
The caveats about quiescing anything that might modify data while rsync
is running do apply.