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Re: Rsync from Linux box to NSLU2 - chown fails

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  • mfield3
    Never mind... I looked a little further into NFS and realized that I can run both Samba and NFS at the same time. So I installed Jim s NFS build and it s
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 3, 2004
      Never mind... I looked a little further into NFS and realized that I
      can run both Samba and NFS at the same time. So I installed Jim's NFS
      build and it's working great with rsync, while I'm still using Samba
      for the Windows boxes. Problem solved.

      Marc

      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "mfield3" <yahoo@f...> wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > Is anyone using rsync successfully to back-up from a linux box to
      the
      > NSLU2 (using Samba and not NFS as discussed on the NSLU2-linux list)
      ?
      >
      > I've got a script I've been running for a long time to back-up to an
      > external USB drive -- it works well. When I got the NSLU2, I
      mounted
      > a share and just edited the script to back-up to the share's mount
      > point. Although the files are copied correctly, I get errors
      > indicating that rsync can't change the file owner:
      >
      > rsync: chown "/samba1/laptop/etc/Muttprintrc" failed: Operation not
      > permitted (1)
      >
      > I then tried changing ownership of a file myself and got this:
      >
      > -rwx------ 1 marc marc 918 Jul 29 12:36 yum.conf*
      > [marc@rugby etc]$ chown root yum.conf
      > chown: changing ownership of `yum.conf': Operation not permitted
      >
      > Is this a limitation of Samba? Of Samba on the NSLU2? Or do I have
      > something configured incorrectly?
      >
      > If this is a limitation of Samba, any suggestions for backup? I do
      > have 2 windows boxes that I'd like to back-up to this box, so I
      don't
      > know whether NFS would be an option (I'm not very familiar with NFS)
      .
      >
      > I know tar would work, but I don't know how efficient it would be a
      > doing incremental backups. Any other recommended backup apps that
      > could maintain file owners/permissions?
      >
      > Thanks for any help!
      > Marc
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