copying just / (not /tmp, /usr, etc) (rsync -x failed)

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at
Wed Dec 5 09:26:14 PST 2007

James Harrison wrote:
> Everyone's recommending dump/restore for copying file systems, and
> there's something that I've never really been clear on.
> The nice thing about rsync is that it's network aware. Can dump dump a
> file system across a network?
You could probably use ssh as a transport.

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