Duplicating a partition remotely
ehemdal at townisp.com
Sat Mar 20 20:15:05 UTC 2004
> On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 16:59, Robert wrote:
> > I have a hard drive containing archived stuff accumulated since Oct '99
> > (RH6.0) that is beginning to get errors. I need to get that stuff copied
> > to another drive in another machine. The two machines are networked, so
> > copying is no problem. The problem I'm having is finding a way to
> > preserve ownership, permissions and date/time. I've looked at rcp, ftp,
> > ftpcp, ftpcopy, wget, smbclient and some others whose names escape me
> > and haven't found (or have overlooked!) a way to preserve the attributes.
> > Any suggestions?
tar should do what you need (as was posted elsewhere), but you need the
-p (or --preserve-permissions, if you like long options) option to
preserve permissions. You can direct the output over a network, to a
tape or whatever you have.
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