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Re: Moving selected file systems to new hard disk

On Fri, Mar 03, 2000 at 11:43:46PM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 03, 2000 at 09:25:40PM -0800, Michael Perry wrote:
> > I had kept a copy of a really great article posted on another mailing list
> > for this but now seem to have lost it.  I would like to upgrade and move
> > things like /home and /usr to a new scsi hard disk drive which has much more
> > room.  The old disk is /dev/sda and I am installing a new IBM 18 gig scsi
> > drive to /dev/sdb.  I would definitely like to get /home there since it
> > seems to grow quite quickly.  If /usr could move also, that would be cool.
>     cd /old;
>     tar cvf - . | ( cd /new-path; tar xvf - )

please add the -p switch to those tars so he does not come back asking
why all the permissions/owners got ruined ;-)

Ethan Benson

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