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Re: backup



On Wed, 3 Dec 1997, Matthew Tebbens wrote:

> 
> I have 2 harddrives in my system. The main hd is going bad
> and I would like to copy everything to the second and use
> that as the main drive.
> 
> Is it possible to copy EVERYTHING to the second hd and just
> run lilo on it ?
> If so, anyone know all the options to use with cp for this
> to work ? (or a complete command line that worked)

I've had pretty good luck with just 'cp -a'.  You probably don't want to
copy /proc, however.

Bob

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