best option to synchronize dm-crypt archive

Pol Hallen rsync at
Wed Apr 6 03:27:31 MDT 2011

> 1a. Make sure it is not in use on either side including both cryptsetup
> and losetup

I cannot disconnect cryptsetup and losetup.. which problem can I have if I
use rsync --archive --inplace with this archive mounted?

> 1b. If the file is stored on an LVM enabled system then you could use a
> snapshot instead of stopping use of the filesystem.

I have a raid6 with ext3 fs

> 2. rsync --archive --inplace file user at host:/path/


> This would of course be using rsync over ssh.

always right


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