Problem with incremental backup - copies instead of hard links

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Oct 5 05:44:01 GMT 2004

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 06:53:18AM +0200, Mischa wrote:
> If both paths are on the local harddisk, it works properly, if the path 
> is on a firewire disk it doesn't.

Try creating a hard-link manually between the actual destination dir and
the backup dir that is failing.  It might be that you are trying to
create a hard-link between two separate partitions (which is not
possible).  If that is not the case, try upgrading to 2.6.3.


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