[mythtv-users] Am I running out of bandwitdth? (OT)

Kurt Yoder ktymyth at yoderhome.com
Fri Feb 9 04:12:34 UTC 2007

On Feb 8, 2007, at 11:01 PM, Richard Stanaford wrote:


> Oh  man.  That sucks, Dave.  Sorry to hear about that.  I had the  
> same thing happen to me last month.  I was running soft updated  
> under FreeBSD to host my webserver and personal blog.  Then, one  
> day, files that I knew were there suddenly couldn't be found.  And  
> then others.  And then whole directories.  Turned out, one by one,  
> my file systems had been corrupted.
> The box is sitting on my desk right now while I contemplate various  
> scenarios of hardware and software redundancy (such as vinum).
> I'm glad you were able to retain most of your data though, Dave.  I  
> was in the middle of coming up with a viable backup solution on a  
> limited budget and ended up losing everything.

Try rdiff-backup, it works really well for me. Back up to an external  
hard drive that you can periodically swap out. Since it does  
versioned backups, the scenario you describe above (gradually losing  
files) would not have been a problem.



Kurt Yoder

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