Data Recovery

Marcelo Maraboli marcelo.maraboli at
Thu Nov 30 06:25:40 PST 2006

cp is not efficient for your need, use RSYNC.

this way, the second time you "backup", you only copy
newer files and don´t crash your box... ;)


Rachel Florentine wrote:
> Hi;
> Is there a data recovery utility anywhere available? Not one that loads into Windoze, but straight into FBSD. I tried the following command to back up my working HD to my new 1/2 teraflop HD:
> cp -R /* /ad2
> and I managed to crash the system (recovered easily) and fry some important files on ad2. 
> TIA,
> Rachel
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Marcelo Maraboli Rosselott
Jefe Area de Redes y Comunicaciones (Network & UNIX Systems Engineer)
Ingeniero Civil Electronico, CISSP       (Electronic Engineer, CISSP)

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