Re: Migrate OS to smaller drive?
On 04/11/2010 10:11 AM, Clive McBarton wrote:
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Sjoerd Hardeman wrote:
mount the new device (mount -odev /dev/newdevice), and do a
rsync -ax / /media/newdevice.
What exactly is the advantage of this approach over "cp -a" or "mv"?
Over mv? That you keep the original files.
Over cp? That you can resume from where you left off in case the
transfer is stopped for any reason.
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