What's best way to copy a filesystem? [was: Re: slight emergency
kline at tao.thought.org
Sun Oct 28 16:02:01 PDT 2007
On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 01:54:54PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> I think I've found the reason for the intermittent rashes.
> Part of /var is bad, and fsck cannot allocate inoinfo to repair
> the damage.
> At any rate, how do i as root, single user, cp -rp all of /var to
> elsewhere (/storage) and rmdir /var, them mkdir /var and copy
> everything back?? I've forgotten the cpio magic command.
The nutshelll of this posting could be: What's the best tool
to copy a /FILESYSTEM to /storage/FILESYSTEM?
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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