[Dirvish] Dirvish/rsync thinking partition is 'new'

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Sat Mar 5 11:49:42 UTC 2011


On Fri 04 Mar 2011, hanj wrote:
> 
> I deleted the vault and re-ran it again, and I can confirm that it
> wants to backup the whole thing. Also, one directory from another drive
> on the same server is doing the same thing. Not sure what to do to
> address this problem. Is this a problem on the client machine? Is this
> a problem with the first image for this server in the bank?

You can try running the rsync command as shown in the summary (or is it
log...) with the -n -i options (dry run, and itemize changes) to show
why it thinks files are out of date.

The first image is only special because it's created without any
reference to an existing image. After the second image is made, you can
delete the first image without any effect on future backups.


Paul


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