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Re: Question about Running rsnapshot




Hi,

On 05/05/18 03:40, Martin McCormick wrote:
> rsnapshot hard-links files that haven't changed to save space.  I
> am doing two half-day backups and a daily each day.  Shouldn't
> the inode number as in ls -i filename stay the same for all the
> backups?  There is a daily.0 file plus a halfday.0 and a
> halfday.1 backup and all 3 have different inode numbers for the
> same file which hasn't changed since 2008.  Doing ls -l on that
> file does show 3 links to it.  On the working drive, there is
> only 1 which is what it should be.

Have you got your backup areas on different file systems?

4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.0/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.1/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.2/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.3/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.4/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.5/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
daily.6/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.0/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.10/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.11/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.12/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.13/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.14/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.15/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.1/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.2/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.3/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.4/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.5/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.6/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.7/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.8/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
hourly.9/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.0/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.1/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.2/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.3/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.4/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.5/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.6/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.7/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
monthly.8/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
weekly.0/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
weekly.1/server/root/etc/passwd
4720525 -rw-r--r-- 35 root root 1226 Oct 12  2016
weekly.2/server/root/etc/passwd



Cheers
A.