Sorry for polluting the list - To make amends, here's a few tips & tricks
Sorry for polluting the list. Lesson learned: Do not hack together your
own auto-reply in the mail-client :( .
In an effort to make amends, here's a few random tips and tricks.
Nothing earth-shattering, but hopefully someone, somewhere, at some
point, will find it helpful.
Generally, rdiff-backup works well and does not require a lot of
intervention. The biggest problem ATM is the we restore seldom, so an
error can go unnoticed for a long time unless we catch it. The error
messages are often horrible.
Rdiff-backup is very flexible and kind of low-level, which is a good
thing. But it also mean it's not very useful without some additional
- As a bare minimum, check to see if rdiff-backup generated a
statistics file for the run.
There should be a "rdiff-backup-data/session_statistics.*.data" file.
The data in it should make sense =)