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Author: Matt Graham
To: Main PLUG discussion list
Subject: Re: rsync problem
>>> mount
>>> /dev/sdc1 on /media/bmike1/Seagate Expansion Drive1 type fuseblk
>>> bmike1@MikesBeast ~ $ ls -l /media/bmike1
>>> drwxr-xr-x 3 root   root   4096 Sep 25 19:16 Seagate Expansion Drive
>>> drwxrwxrwx 1 bmike1 bmike1 4096 Sep 25 19:57 Seagate Expansion
>>> Drive1

On 2018-09-27 15:06, Bob Elzer wrote:
> what about running the rsync command [as] root?

Bob, the problem as shown in the parts of the message above marked with
>>> is that the automounter put the disk /dev/sdc1 on

"/media/bmike1/Seagate Expansion Drive1" instead of
"/media/bmike1/Seagate Expansion Drive". The OP was expecting the disk
to be on the mountpoint without the 1 at the end. Running the rsync
command as root would *work*, but it wouldn't do anything useful, since
the OP wanted to rsync a bunch of stuff to that external disk.

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