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Re: tar, cpio, or cp?

> I don't know if this works under Linux, but under Solaris we (egr)
> have used dump to do this.  I would try using dump of a filesystem
> to another filesystem.  I'm no authority on this... so please
> dispute me if I'm crazy.

Thanks to everybody for quick response.
I guess cpio is the best bet.
The disadvantage of dump is that it will copy the whole filesystem
even if it is empty and will definitely not fight fragmentation.

Alex Y.

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