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timemachine_recovery [2019/09/19 09:05]
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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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