Today I have one backup going via the GUI to a USB device and another backup going via the command line to a network drive.
I noticed that when the command line backup is writing (when the CLI displays “Making a backup… X.XX%”), the GUI progress bar starts to toggle between the progress of the GUI-driven backup (to the USB device) and the progress of the CLI-driven backup. So if the GUI-driven backup (usb) is at 5% and the CLI-driven backup (network) is at 40% it will jump to 40% then back to 5% then to 40% then back to 5% and so on.
This is under Qubes 4.1.2, linux 6.1.43-1.qubesfc32.x86_64, xen 4.14.6
I thouht I’d report this in case it’s not known (I’m happy to open an issue somewhere, not sure the right repo). It’s obviously not a big pain point for me, just thought it was interesting.
Also, a question, just for my own comfort: is it considered safe from a data standpoint to have two instances of qubes backup going at the same time?
Thanks for any help/info.