[arch-general] how to migrate installs between hard drives?

Adriano de Moura adriano.lols at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 11:19:45 EDT 2009

If the NTFS partition is mandatory, and you're doing a backup, you could  
just tar everything. It will sure preserve every attribute.

Em Thu, 30 Jul 2009 12:08:32 -0300, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>  

> I think NTFS is the issue.  I don't think that it supports the same  
> permission and ownership capabilities as native *nix file systems.
> For example, when I mount my windows partition, I have to specify a gid  
> and a umask, else I don't have permissions to access it.  From my fstab:
> /dev/sda2 /mnt/windows ntfs ro,gid=users,umask=0222 0 1
> Must the destination be NTFS?
> DR
> Will Siddall wrote:
>> The hd is ext3, the bigdrive is ntfs
>>> What filesystem is the destination? You're aware of the fact that FAT32
>>> doesn't support permissions and ownership?

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