shane at hathawaymix.org
Mon Jun 12 15:02:31 MDT 2006
Ryan Nielsen wrote:
> I'm currently backing up data using rsync over ssh to remote hard
> drives. Those drives have filled up quite quickly. Has anyone worked
> with transparent compression on file systems? Does it work well? Are
> there any risks? I'm not (at the moment) worried about speed, just
> space. Is there a better way to do this?
Use rdiff-backup, which has built-in support for incremental backups and
automatically compresses old increments AFAIK. rdiff-backup is based on
rsync and ssh.
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