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From:Shawn Green (MySQL) Date:January 26 2011 4:07am
Subject:Re: InnoDB and rsync
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On 1/25/2011 09:00, Robinson, Eric wrote:
> ...
>
> I'm starting to worry that you may be right. I know FLUSH TABLES WITH
> READ LOCK does not work as expected with InnoDB, but is there really no
> way to put InnoDB into a state where all changes have been flushed to
> disk and it is safe to rsync the directory? Is stopping the service
> really the only way? (And even if I stop the service, is rsync totally
> safe with InnoDB?)
>

You need to quiesce the InnoDb background threads. One technique is 
mentioned here:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb-multiple-tablespaces.html

Look for the section talking about "clean" backups.
-- 
Shawn Green
MySQL Principal Technical Support Engineer
Oracle USA, Inc.
Office: Blountville, TN
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