[RDD] var/snd backup

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Fri Aug 13 10:01:16 EDT 2010


On Friday 13 August 2010 09:09:20 Rob Landry wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2010, Tim Camp wrote:
> > then if I read this right I can add to the command
> > rsync --archive --delete /var/sndm/ /var/snd/
> > and have rsyne delete files in the backup if they no longer exist in the
> > main store.
>
> It'll delete from /var/snd anything that's not in /var/sndm.
>
> Presumably, /var/sndm is being used as /var/snd by rdairplay on another
> machine?
>
> I have not tried this on an NFS server yet, but I've used rsync to back up
> files from /var/snd on a local hard drive that was on the air, and found
> that it caused audible dropouts.

You might want to limit rsync's bandwidth.

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/throttle-disk-io-rate-limit-disk-io/
>
>
> Rob

drew



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