On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 08:52:20 +0100
Neil Bothwick <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 10:42:20 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> > I assume you meant 'cp -ax' :P
> I did, it's tar that uses -l for this.
> > > rsync -ax / /root/hd/
> > Well, /root/hd is empty so there's nothing to win with rsync other
> > than it being slower than cp. But it does the job too, anyway.
> It preserves directory time stamps, which cp does not. It's not slower
> because the destination is empty so the initial file scan takes no
> longer than with cp. Oh, and you can stop and restart it.
OK Guys, thanks for the tips. I'll be trying later this week, just in
case Saturday means a trip to the physical location.
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