[mythtv-users] Backup software

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Jul 24 08:02:48 UTC 2012

I wrote:

>What I'd suggest is use rsync to keep a copy somewhere. Done 
>manually it only needs :
>   rsync -avH --numeric-ids / root at someothermachine:/slavebackup/
>You can exclude some files if you want to save a bit of space.

Correction, you need to exclude certain directories (/proc, /dev, 
...) - all the ones that aren't a disk filesystem.

You can either add command line options like "exclude=/proc/*", or 
put the list of exclusions in a file and use 

Simon Hobson

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