[Gllug] Bootable USB backup like OS X dmg?

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Fri May 27 13:23:10 UTC 2011

On 27 May 2011 12:50, James Hawtin <oolon at ankh.org> wrote:
> I did clone a live system a couple of time using rsync as downtime between
> box shift had to be minimised. Generally, I prefer lvm snap shots with tar
> or dump, I am always afraid with rsync I will send the data the wrong way,

I agree with you there.
Note to anyone using rsync - always, always run it first with the -n option.
This dies a dummy run, and is a double check against doing something stupid.
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