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by ghborrmann
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Bug reports
Topic: Sparse Files Take a Long Time
Replies: 0
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Sparse Files Take a Long Time

I'm not sure whether this is a bug, but I was surprised recently when my backup of a 10GB partition took hours to complete. Using the -v option, I found that the time was virtually all taken up by three sparse files. Each of these is a sparse file of 1TB in size, although the actual size taken up on...
by ghborrmann
Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: How to use FSArchiver
Topic: Can fsarchiver Back Up Luks-Encrypted Partition?
Replies: 0
Views: 14166

Can fsarchiver Back Up Luks-Encrypted Partition?

Has anyone tried this? It's very unlikely that fsarchiver would save the encrypted partition directly, but it occurred to me that it might be able to handle the decrypted /dev/mapper device. However, restoring the data to an encrypted partition might be more complicated.
by ghborrmann
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: How to use FSArchiver
Topic: Archive Spanning Multiple DVD's
Replies: 3
Views: 6503

Archive Spanning Multiple DVD's

Is it possible to save or restore an archive that will not fit on a single DVD? I generated an archive to a USB flash drive using the -s option, and then needed 4 DVD's to store all the files generated. When I tried to restore using the first DVD, it prompted me to specify the location of the next f...