[PC-BSD Testing] Life Preserver suggestion

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Sun Mar 25 08:13:40 PDT 2012


On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 09:46:12PM -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 3/24/12 1:28 PM, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> > hi devs & others,
> >
> > How difficult would it be to extend the functionality of Life
> > Preserver to target mounted drives/media? As far as I can tell,
> > currently Life Preserver is set up for networked storage, but a user
> > might mount an external USB drive and having the ability to use Life
> > Preserver in this case could be very beneficial.
> >
> > E.g. rsync -av ~/Documents/something-important/
> > /media/USBdrive/Documents-backup
> 
> for that you could use this, which is  an almost exact duplicate of 
> TimeMachine. I use it on my old 10.4  macs but I have 10.5 and 6 
> backups on the same drive and they co-exist.
> 

Cool. .)

And in conjunction with devd you can mount the drive and run the script
automatically when you connect your drive. :)
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