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Re: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?
From: Javier Guerra <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 19:58:10 -0500
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On Thursday 01 February 2007, Rakotomandimby (R12y) Mihamina wrote:
> But it's still too slow (dd+bzip2). Would you know another way to make
> partition backups?

if you were using LVM instead of partitions, you could do a snapshot, and then 
use the partition-on-block-device tools to mount it (ntfs? ro?) and then use 
rsync to backup only modified files.

but since you can't do a snapshot, i'd use rsync over ssh ('-c blowfish-cbc' 
makes ssh easier on the CPU!) to copy from a running DomU


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