help troubleshooting inconsistencies in back up sizes
gauze at dropdead.org
Sat Feb 5 03:14:20 GMT 2005
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, gaw zay wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, John Van Essen wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, gaw zay <gauze at dropdead.org> wrote:
> > To examine the difference between hierarchies, do this on each server
> > (replacing N with a number):
> > find /mailhome -ls | sort +10 >/tmp/serverN.txt
> > (The sort sorts on the filename at the end of the line.)
> > If the machines use different timezones, put TZ=GMT before the find:
> > TZ=GMT find /mailhome -ls | sort +10 >/tmp/serverN.txt
> > so all the timestamps will be the same.
> > Then use rsync to gather them on one machine and do diffs between them.
> > --
> > John Van Essen Univ of Minn. Alumnus <vanes002 at umn.edu>
> I was thinking of doing this and then something like:
> cat server2.txt server3.txt | sort | uniq -u
> to only get files that don't exist on both. of course it'll take 5000
> years to run on 25 million lines, ugh.
ok I did this on 2 different back ups and there is 1 single file that's
different between them, I guess they are fine. what is df measuring I
Never be afraid to tell the world who you are.
21:35:01 up 5 days, 7:58, 17 users, load average: 0.00, 0.01, 0.02
More information about the rsync