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Old 19th December 2007, 12:25
brunus brunus is offline
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sam problem here: I followed the how to religiously and it's working for my client, except that I'd like to back up the localhost as well and then I get the:
Got fatal error during xfer (Unable to read 4 bytes)
Backup aborted (Unable to read 4 bytes)

the only difference with regards to the tutorial is that I've changed the TopDir variable to my external usb disk (/media/disk/backup) instead of creating a new partition on my server, and of course I've excluded that folder from the backup ones.

I did check the permissions on both the config files and the destination directory and they are both owned by backuppc who's also the user for localhost.

I don't know what I'm missing here....

thanks in advance,

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