I usually use a backup drive bigger than all my drives, that way I can keep
older versions of my backups.

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Won't work, the reason I'm going to be using the 64 gig sd card is I ran
out of space on my 32 gig usb drive.


On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:44 PM, Bob Elzer <bob.el...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just a thought, but not counting the flash drive,  what are the size of
> your disks?
>
> I usually use a backup drive bigger than all my drives, that way I can
> keep older versions of my backups.
>
> I do a daily rsync of my data files and then tar them to a single file.
>
> Plus I make an fsarchiver copy of the OS drive.
>
> This way if I mess something up and a backup happens before I realize it,
> I can get an older good copy.
>
> On Sep 16, 2016 5:24 AM, "Michael" <bmi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I was sitting here considering how one names drives. I did it once but it
>> was at least a year ago and my memory is bad (at it's best). And so I was
>> going to google 'name filesystem' or something like that when that little
>> voice inside my head cried out 'label'. So I opened a terminal and 'apropos
>> label' and discovered that little voice inside my head can sometimes be
>> right!
>>
>> Anyways, there are a few options I could use. I still want to retain
>> msdos properties so I can switch it between machines and..... wait! This is
>> for my backup drive on a 64gig sd card. So I can make it a linux filesystem!
>> So then:
>>
>> first make a partition on the device with cfdisk (ref linux fromscratch)
>> then
>>
>>      mkfs.ext2 <device> -L<name>
>>
>> Do I need to do anything else because of the size of the card?
>> Should I do a different filesystem type?
>>
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