[PC-BSD Testing] Life Preserver suggestion

Julian Elischer julian at freebsd.org
Sun Mar 25 19:10:11 PDT 2012


On 3/25/12 8:13 AM, Lars Engels wrote:
> 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. :)

I leave the PC_BSD_isation  to more capable heads than mine.

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