How to copy a Fedora system?

Timothy Murphy tim at
Fri Apr 21 11:45:01 UTC 2006

Kenneth Porter wrote:

> I think my reference to lsattr was a red herring, and that those
> attributes are "standard" ones stored in the inode. The extended
> attributes are viewed with "getfattr -d filename". (The -d is to dump all
> EA's to the screen. "man getfattr" for details.)

As a matter of interest, I installed attr.i386 2.4.28-1.2 package
(with yum) under FC-5,
but getfattr appears to do absolutely nothing:

[root at alfred ~]# getfattr -d /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
[root at alfred ~]# 

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