[Dirvish] Multiple filesystems

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Wed Feb 2 14:35:32 PST 2005


On Wednesday 02 February 2005 17:25, Keith Lofstrom wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 04:52:24PM -0500, Zachary Fortna wrote:
> > We have numerous linux clients which have multiple filesystems (/, /var,
> > /usr, etc).  How can I back up all the filesystems with 1 rsync
> > operation? Or is that not possible.  I don't want to have multiple
> > directories for each of the filesystems.
>
<snip>
> "xdev: false" will do what you want.  Be sure to exclude /proc or
> nasty things may happen.  Also, be sure to mkdir /proc when you do
> a bare-metal restore.

For me, excluding "/proc/*" gets me /proc for free, but empty, in my 
YYMMDD/tree directory.  I have `rsync 2.6.3`.



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