[CentOS] Rsync and differential Backups

Tue Nov 10 08:25:56 UTC 2015
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 11/10/2015 12:18 AM, John Logsdon wrote:
> I have been using rsnapshot for years now. The only problem I've found is
> that it is possible to run out of inodes. So my heads-up is that when you
> create the file system, ensure you have more than the default inodes - I
> usually multiply the default by 10. Otherwise you can find your 1Tb USB
> drive failing after 259Mb and you can't then recover the files. Rather
> embarrassing.

or use a file system, like xfs, that has no static allocations.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz