[londonperl] A difficult filesystem

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 18:00:05 BST 2007

Dirk Koopman wrote:
> 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

dang and drat

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

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