[OT] - Backing Up Windows XP to Linux

Jake Pollmann jake.pollmann at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 16:29:07 MDT 2006


On 10/3/06, Ryan Simpkins <plug at ryansimpkins.com> wrote:
<SNIP>
> What I want:
> Alternative ideas from you. Is there something like rsync that plays better with XP?
> I want to do some form of snapshotting so it is very fast. I want it to be
> automated. I want the file/backup server to run Linux. I want to use FOSS or
> freeware if possible.
<SNIP>

If you haven't already, take a look at rdiff-backup:

http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/

Check http://katastrophos.net/andre/blog/?p=19 for suggestions to get
it to work well with windows.

HTH,

Jake



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