Copying binaries to new server
jerrymc at msu.edu
Tue Oct 24 19:30:20 UTC 2006
On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 01:14:16PM -0500, Eric wrote:
> James Smallacombe wrote:
> >On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, Eric wrote:
> >>James Smallacombe wrote:
> >>>A couple of months ago, I spent a couple of weeks compiling and
> >>>the latest FBSD, apache, perl, qmail and the bazzilion modules, patches
> >>>addon apps that go with all of it on an existing server, and ironing out
> >>>the upgrade issues that entailed.
> >>>Since then, due to apparent hardware problems with that server, I just
> >>>together a new server using new hardware.
> >>>The old hardware was dual P-III, Adaptec SCSI RAID 1
> >>>The new hardware is single Xeon, LSI SAS RAID 1
> >>>Both running 6.2-Prerelease.
> >>>Is there any reason I shouldn't just copy all of /usr and /var from the
> >>>server, or do I really need to compile everything anew and sort out any
> >>>simlinks to other file systems?
> >>>Please copy me directly, since I am no subscribed
> >>why not just a dump/restore of the file systems in question?
> >Here's another issue I just ran into while trying to do just that, using
> >su-2.05b# tar xpPvfz
> ><snip thousands of lines>
> >x /usr/lib/libtacplus.so.2
> >x /usr/lib/libtacplus.so
> >x /usr/lib/libutil.a
> >x /usr/lib/libutil.so
> >x /usr/lib/libypclnt.a
> >x /usr/lib/libypclnt.so.2
> >x /usr/lib/libypclnt.so
> >x /usr/lib/libalias.a
> >x /usr/lib/libalias.so
> >x /usr/lib/libarchive.a
> >x /usr/lib/libarchive.so.2Bus error: 10 (core dumped)
> >I take it the core dump occured because I was trying to overwrite a lib
> >was in use by tar, right? Is there a good way around this?
> >James Smallacombe Internet Access for The Delaware
> >james at pil.net Valley in PA, NJ and DE
> >PlantageNet Internet Ltd. http://www.pil.net
> dump and restore do not have anything to do with tar. check out the
> handbook. it has some good info.
True, but I think the poster was suggesting that dump/restore is
a better way than using tar.
As for the core dump, I don't know.
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