[Dirvish] Using removable storage and Dirvish
dirvish-337 at ccp.com.au
Fri Feb 24 04:07:37 EST 2006
I have dirvish working (thanks for the guides, so easy to setup) but currently
what I have is not ideal for my situation. I'm wondering if Dirvish is in
fact the correct program to be using.
As a replacement for a clients tape backup we have several HD's in external
USB caddies. The idea being one HD is connected with the others being
offsite. Drives are rotated daily.
Currently I have to mount the drive and create the correct structure below:
As the drives are new they are blank and this is a PITA. The other issue is
the drives don't have an initial image created using the below.
"dirvish --vault root --init"
I'm after something similar to what Shane Spencer asked for on Nov 15 21:25:17
2005. A way to put this structure somewhere else, ie /etc/dirvish/root/....,
and a way to use dirvish without having an initial image in the vault/branch.
Any suggestions. I'm happy enough if you tell me this is not what dirvish is
used for and to use other methods to backup instead.
Debian Linux, 2.6 kernel
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