adding an extra hard disk and adding space to /usr

Oliver Fromme olli at
Fri Nov 10 12:33:03 UTC 2006

Aaron Burke wrote:
 > > >    (FreeBSD 4.x)  : cd /usr; tar clpf - . | (cd /mnt; tar xvf -)
 > > >    (FreeBSD 5.x+) : cd /usr; gtar clpf - . | (cd /mnt; gtar xvf -)
 > > iirc tar(1) has changed in 5.3.  why do you use gtar please? is new tar
 > > missing something?
 > Well, technically no, but it requires more typing.

That's why I prefer to use cpio:

cd /usr; find -dx . | cpio -dump /mnt

which works on _any_ version of FreeBSD out of the box.

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