On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 23:39 -0700, Jason Self wrote: > I'm not sure how to accomplish that. I keep encountering errors saying > that it's not a normal directory. (???) > > Something like this should work, shouldn't it? > > tar --create --directory /proc --file /home/jason/proc.tar Ugh, not the whole /proc ! Just do a tar -cz /proc/device-tree >~/devtree.tgz Ben.