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Re: USB drives as backup medium

 Fred @ Planetary Server wrote: 
> jbk wrote: 
>> With a tape you append to the end of the data. How would I achieve 
>> the same with a disk? I'm sure the answer is in front of me but I 
>> am not seeing it. 
> Rsync is another option to explore, and may be more up your alley. But 
> it has a few limitations of its own -- new files completely overwrite 
> the older ones, so you can't go to a later revision. 

There are numerous wrappers around rsync for implementing snapshots. I'd 
recommend trying one of those. 


Tom Metro 
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA 
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