NTFS to NTFS backup

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Wed Oct 22 02:21:41 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 23:22 +0100, Simao M wrote:
> I am running rsync version 2.6.9 under Ubuntu 8.04.
> I am trying to backup a NTFS partition to another hard drive formated
> as NTFS, using the --delete option, since I want a differential
> backup.
> The problem is that rsync first deletes all files on the backup disk
> and then copies everthing again.
> I am using the following command and it still doesnt work, and also
> tried without the --size-only and --modify-window=1 option.s
> rsync --stats --modify-window=1 --size-only --dry-run -aruvv
> --progress --delete /media/sda1/Documents\ and\ Settings/simao/
> /media/sda1/work/  /media/truecrypt6/backup/

This might be an NTFS-related case or character set problem.  Please
pass -i and send a representative portion of the output so we can see
what is going on.


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