Hi all,
I'm setting a script to backup my system using rsync. After reading
the manual and googling the web a lot I'm wondering how rsync can
protect my data from any potential corruption of the source HD.

Suppose that a file on the source HD has been corrupted (because of a
device failure), how can I avoid that the corrupted version of the
file will override the backup version already present on the backup
HD? Can the --checksum option be used for this purpose even if I'm
doing a local backup?

Any other suggestion or backup strategy are also wellcome. (Obviously
I know that backup strategies can be very complex, but what I'm
looking for here is a fairly good solution for a home-based system).

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