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Re: secure install

On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 02:49:03PM +0100, Thor wrote:
> Speak for cloning a single partition then i suggest a simple
> 'cp -ax /mount_point_of_original_parition /mount_point_of_target_partiton'
> the 'a' stand for archive (recursive and same permission)
> and with the 'x' the copy don't go out the indicated filesystem.
> you can find the same suggestion in How-To/Large-Disk

The disadvantage of this command is that it doesn't preserve hardlinks.
So you can end up using a lot more diskspace than before, as I learned
the hardway when moving my debian mirror to a new disk:)

groetjes, carel

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