Monthly Archives: March 2008

flyback update

Dear Reader,

Well after an amazingly hectic term – and I’m really not sure how much more of them I can take. It will be two weeks into the supposed vacation before I clear the backlog! I can report that I haven’t managed to get flyback workng without a GUI – which makes it very hard to run as a cron job. Fortunately the command line rdiff-backup is doing the job!


Unison goes much faster without FAT32

Perhaps this is actually in the FAQ, but one discovery I had recently is that the file synchronisation program unison goes like a bat out of an extremely hot place full of bad people when you use a proper file system like ext3