Dan Widyono on 30 Apr 2008 06:54:57 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Saving data from a precarious drive

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 08:45:50AM -0400, Bill Hance wrote:
> I would only worry about working it to death if it was getting read or
> write errors. It's spinning at 7-10k rpm all the time anyway. I would copy
> everything to another server ASAP.

> If something is irreplaceable, I would copy that off first

>, then some sort
> of rsync or copy *.* to get it all.
Just for informational purposes, rsync has a bandwidth limiting option.  But
as above, I would not worry about how fast the data is being pulled.  I would
mostly worry about prioritizing which data gets pulled first.

Dan W.
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