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Re: Questions with rsync



On 6/3/09, GMS S <gmspro yahoo com> wrote:
>
> Will this command do the job for backup?
>
> rsync -vpa / /home/user/backup
>
> How would I exclude these files below:
>
> /lost+found
> /media
> /mnt
>
> and others which I do not need.
>
> And what is the compression lever by rsync (using -a option)?

Not an answer to your questions, but if you plan to use rsync for
backup, have a look at this:

http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/

Andras


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