livefs hard links

Anonymous swell.k at
Thu Jul 8 06:49:45 UTC 2010

Warren Block <wblock at> writes:

> The FreeBSD livefs ISO filesystem hides hard links, so they can't be
> accurately copied.

Use `tar cf - | tar xf -' to copy them.

> Is relinking nearly everything in /rescue enough, or are there other
> former hard links waiting to pop up?

There are some hardlinks in /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin dirs.

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