Backing up from fat32 to ext3
tony at servacorp.com
Fri Nov 28 14:27:45 GMT 2008
Thomas Ebert wrote:
> I have a problem backing up my music collection, that is stored on a
> fat32 formated hard drive to my ext3 formated backup drive
> (ext3 to ext3
> works like a charm :) ).
> The problem is, that rsync always transfers all of the files and not
> only the one that were changed/added.
> I know of the limitations fat32 has but I can't find the
> correct options
> to run the backup.
Probably need something like (from man)
--modify-window=NUM compare mod-times with reduced accuracy
To store time-of-day in 16 bits, Windows can only handle even seconds.
(or is it odd?) Maybe any choice is wrong ;)
--modify-window=1 is probably adequate
personally, I' use something like
More information about the rsync