> One way to do this would be to issue a 'stop slave;' on the slave
> you are taking a backup from just before the backup starts. Then
> issue a 'show slave status\G' to get the master log file and
> position. You can use this to setup the new slave properly.
ok, thanks, I was thinking it'd be a better solution.
btw, I have to get the Master_Log_File and Read_Master_Log_Pos or
Relay_Master_Log_File and Exec_Master_Log_Pos to start the new slave
(my slave is not always updated in 'realtime')
thank you in advance