[arch-general] how to migrate installs between hard drives?
will.siddall at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 07:08:19 EDT 2009
Thanks solsTiCe, no offense taken, but I am one of the people that
RTFM. Plus, the -a option gives you -p anyways, so ownership, mode
and timestamps are kept by default. This is just a weird coincidence
that I can't explain. I've been able to copy a drive before, but
never with this much difficulty.
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 7:39 AM, solsTiCe
d'Hiver<solstice.dhiver at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I tried a simple 'cp -av' [...] and find that everything is set to
>> root / root
> if you want to preserve permission, you need to use -p too.
> Do you know that there exists something called the man pages (the manual
> pages) for each command on your system ?
> so if you run 'man cp', you get a list of all the options of cp and how
> it works.
> no offense, i am still reading them every day.
> i think at this point, you really need to read them carefully.
> otherwise at every new question you will ask you will get back a RTFM.
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