[BackupPC-users] Copying the pool / filesystem migration

2016-10-19 Thread Nick Bright
Greetings, I'm in the process of migrating to a new BackupPC server, my old machine having software RAID5 on SATA; it was just getting a bit outdated and more than a bit starved for IOPS. The new machine (a VM, though the host is dedicated) is RAID10 SAS MDL (7.2krpm) across 8 spindles on a

[BackupPC-users] copying the pool to a new filesystem?!

2010-12-02 Thread Oliver Freyd
Hello, I'm a happy user of BackupPC since a few years, running an old installation of backuppc that was created on some version of SuSE linux, then ported over to debian lenny. The pool is a reiserfs3 on LVM, about 300GB size, but with a lot of hardlinks... Now I'm trying to put the pool onto a

Re: [BackupPC-users] copying the pool to a new filesystem?!

2010-12-02 Thread Tyler J. Wagner
On Thu, 2010-12-02 at 13:27 +0100, Oliver Freyd wrote: The pool is a reiserfs3 on LVM, about 300GB size, but with a lot of hardlinks... Now I'm trying to put the pool onto a new filesystem, so I created an XFS on a striped RAID0 of 3 disks (to speed up copying), and use rsync -aHv to copy

Re: [BackupPC-users] copying the pool to a new filesystem?!

2010-12-02 Thread Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom
On 12/02 01:27 , Oliver Freyd wrote: The pool is a reiserfs3 on LVM, about 300GB size, but with a lot of hardlinks... Now I'm trying to put the pool onto a new filesystem, so I created an XFS on a striped RAID0 of 3 disks (to speed up copying), and use rsync -aHv to copy everything

Re: [BackupPC-users] copying the pool to a new filesystem?!

2010-12-02 Thread Oliver Freyd
Am 02.12.2010 14:05, schrieb Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom: On 12/02 01:27 , Oliver Freyd wrote: The pool is a reiserfs3 on LVM, about 300GB size, but with a lot of hardlinks... Now I'm trying to put the pool onto a new filesystem, so I created an XFS on a striped RAID0 of 3 disks (to speed up

[BackupPC-users] copying the pool

2010-10-04 Thread Chris Purves
I recently copied the pool to a new hard disk following the Copying the pool instructions from the main documentation. The documentation says to copy the 'cpool', 'log', and 'conf' directories using any technique and the 'pc' directory using BackupPC_tarPCCopy; however, there is no mention of

Re: [BackupPC-users] copying the pool

2010-10-04 Thread Robin Lee Powell
On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 08:56:49AM -0400, Chris Purves wrote: I recently copied the pool to a new hard disk following the Copying the pool instructions from the main documentation. The documentation says to copy the 'cpool', 'log', and 'conf' directories using any technique and the 'pc'

Re: [BackupPC-users] copying the pool

2010-10-04 Thread Chris Purves
On 04/10/2010 2:20 PM, Robin Lee Powell wrote: On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 08:56:49AM -0400, Chris Purves wrote: I recently copied the pool to a new hard disk following the Copying the pool instructions from the main documentation. The documentation says to copy the 'cpool', 'log', and 'conf'