rsync a raw device
danno at internet2.edu
Tue Mar 14 15:42:00 GMT 2006
On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 11:22:32AM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-13 17:42:18 -0500, Dan Pritts <danno at internet2.edu> wrote:
> > I'd like to mirror this data store to a remote location for DR purposes.
> > ideally the target would be a raw device as well, but a loopback mount
> > would probably solve my problem if that's not possible.
> # cat /dev/sda | ssh root at backupbox "cat > /dev/sda"
> Of course, change the device name as needed on both sides...
that would work fine for the first time, but i would like to use rsync
for further transfers to avoid transferring the entire 250GB device
again, using rsync on the actual contents of the filesystem is not
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