|Walt Mankowski on 25 Jul 2012 04:51:21 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] Backup drive filling up|
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 08:27:49PM -0400, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Walt Mankowski <email@example.com> wrote: > > Since we're on the topic on backups, my solution has been to run > > rdiff-backup to an external USB drive. > > Is rdiff-backup smart enough to figure out what has changed without > having to read the files it wrote on the last pass to the backup > drive? Or, does a backup involve a complete read pass on both drives? I think it's got to do something close to a complete read pass. It generally takes about 45 minutes on my box.
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