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Rsync backups: checksums don’t match

I am a little confused by this although diff –rq dir/ dir1/ does not show a difference This rsync is to backup the directory rsync -avrREz --delete --links -e "ssh -l user" --delete dir/ ...
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Checksumming to verify rsync transfers

So rsync runs some checksums in the course of deciding what to transfer (i.e. what blocks within a file). But is there any reason to trust the file you end up with on the receive side any more than ...
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daily rsync backups with hard links, checksums, and a new computer

I backup my laptop to a Fedora desktop daily using rsync with hard links. This has worked great for almost a year. I recently purchased a new computer, transferred over my data, and would like to ...
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How to enforce rsync against performing checksum?

We perform nightly backups of a Windows file server by first creating an incremental backup file on the server each night (as well as a complete backup on Thursday night), and then copying that to a ...