[linux-audio-user] Reliable archival of recordings
jbinpg at shaw.ca
Tue Dec 23 01:57:27 EST 2003
On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 04:36:14AM -0500, Anthony DiSante wrote:
> Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> >On Thu, 18 Dec 2003, Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> >>around, I'm not sure if I wanna spring the $200 for a pair of 120G+
> >>drives. But we all know I'll regret getting something smaller.
> >> Does anyone here have some other clever solutions to getting
> >>reliable archives of recordings? My ardour sessions, even for demos
> Well, if you've ruled out the backup-to-harddisk option then this might not
> be for you, but it's really simple, so I thought I'd share.
> I have a pair of 120GB drives in my system, and a single 250GB drive as
> backup (Western Digital with 8MB cache and 3-year warranty, just bought at
> thenerds.net for $233US). The backup drive is in an external USB2/Firewire
> enclosure, and I connect it once a week (twice if I'm feeling paranoid that
> week) to do the backup:
> rsync -av --delete --exclude '/mnt/backup/' / /mnt/backup/
Yep, check out a perl-based app called rsnapshot. You can find it at
freshmeat.net I use it. It works.
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