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   * The above code block should just work straight up. If it didn't, I don't know, reboot or something. It took a couple of tries for me, and I never got it working in Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04, but 14.04 worked fine.   * The above code block should just work straight up. If it didn't, I don't know, reboot or something. It took a couple of tries for me, and I never got it working in Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04, but 14.04 worked fine.
   * When you copy the data out, sync after operation. I had some buggy behavior if I didn't - but that may just be configuration issues on my side. Regular syncing never hurt anything, though.   * When you copy the data out, sync after operation. I had some buggy behavior if I didn't - but that may just be configuration issues on my side. Regular syncing never hurt anything, though.
 +  * I did most of my copying to the local partition, but eventually ran out of space. I was able to do smaller directories as individual chunks, but for the big ones I ended up backing them up straight over NFS to my file server.
 +  * ''rsync'' had problems with the hard links, and often would get caught in weird backup loops and try and backup the same sets of files over and over. Good 'ol ''cp -R'' gave me no such problems.
   * When you're done (or after a failed attempt at running the above scripts) issue these commands to wipe out all the variables set by the script: <code>   * When you're done (or after a failed attempt at running the above scripts) issue these commands to wipe out all the variables set by the script: <code>
 sudo umount "$TM_MNT" sudo umount "$TM_MNT"
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