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Re: moving filesystem



Oh, well I wouldn't worry too much about that. Just let it copy and then
delete the directory afterwards. If there's already a lost+found in the target
directory then don't sweat it. Just let the thing copy it. It won't make a
difference.

zdrysdal@diagnostic.co.nz wrote:

> then how would i refrain from copying the lost+found file whilst using the
> cp -a or cpio commands?
>
> "Jens B. Jorgensen" <jens.jorgensen@cmgisolutions.com> on 27/04/2000
> 04:05:47
>
> To:   Zane Drysdale/Diagnostic Labs/64
> cc:   debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject:  Re: moving filesystem
>
> The lost+found directory is created for use by fsck. When fsck runs if it
> finds
> orphaned fragments and things like that it will put them into lost+found,
> creating a
> file for each cohesive chunk. So, you probably don't need to copy it from
> /home to
> /images.
>
> zdrysdal@diagnostic.co.nz wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > i am moving /home to an existing file system, /images, either by :
> >
> > cp !)a /home /images
> > or
> > find /home !)xdev | cpio !)padm /images
> >
> > My concern is the lost+found directory... should i retain it on the
> /images
> > filesystem or delete it or what?
> >
> > thanx
> >
> > Zane
> >
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> Jens B. Jorgensen
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