[londonperl] A difficult filesystem

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 17:25:22 BST 2007

Andy Armstrong wrote:

> To clarify - the rsync based backup runs fine. What fails is using rsync 
> to copy the /whole/ filesystem. I was only using rsync to do that 
> because I've had success with it in the past. I don't need a remote 
> copy, both drives in the same machine.

is cp -a too simplistic, failing that there is always that old standby

find / ! -name newdisc | cpio -pduvm /newdisk

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