[londonperl] A difficult filesystem

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Wed Jun 20 17:56:28 BST 2007

On 20 Jun 2007, at 17:25, Dirk Koopman 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,

Hard links. Many of them.

> failing that there is always that old standby
> find / ! -name newdisc | cpio -pduvm /newdisk

Hard links :)

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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