backup to warm-swapable disk

#physically insert disk
# on this next line the hostN number may be different
echo “- – -” > /sys/class/scsi_host/host5/scan
mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt
rsync -aHxv /boot /mnt
rsync -aHxv /dev /mnt
rsync -aHxv / /mnt
#this is for a special home directory
mount –bind / /media
rsync -axv /media/home/user /mnt/home/
umount /media
umount /dev/sdc1
#stuff to spindown disk
sudo hdparm -Y /dev/sdc
#physically remove disk

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