Using a CD to make initial copy

Jay Strauss me at
Mon Dec 8 03:34:22 GMT 2008

Ah, thanks for pointing that out.


On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 7:10 PM, Chris Shoemaker <c.shoemaker at> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 06:58:57PM -0600, Jay Strauss wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have 20Gb of data I need to back up.  It takes too copy it across
>> the internet.  Is there a way I can copy it locally to some removable
>> media like a couple of DVDs, then bring them to the target machine,
>> copy onto the target, then run rsync to grab any updates?
>> What if the target doesn't have the same users as the source.
>> Is there a suggested recipe for this?
> See "Batch Mode" in the man page.
> -chris

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