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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.

  Henrique Holschuh

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