adding an extra hard disk and adding space to /usr
avg at icyb.net.ua
Fri Nov 10 17:41:02 UTC 2006
on 10/11/2006 14:32 Oliver Fromme said the following:
> Aaron Burke wrote:
> > SNIP
> > > > (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.
$ pax rw /usr /mnt
is even less typing and works on any system with POSIX-compliant
Not to mention all other goodies that pax provides (I especially like -s
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