Re: dd /dev/hda /dev/hdb block size
On Friday 28 December 2001 04:52, Mark Lanett wrote:
> No, don't use tar for system mirroring, it doesn't handle hard links.
> /usr/share is full of them (locales). Tar is only good for user-level
I have gone thru several harddisk-wide reformats using backups made
from tar -lcjvf (I believe, I needed to specify the "numeric" option
also). So far my system seems OK. So what are these hard links supposed
to be? Is this FUD, or am I doing something terribly clueless?
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