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Re: [SLE] How to make exact HD copy in Linux
  • From: "Ivan Gustin" <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 23:35:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <03fd01c11f88$fc8b85a0$3264a8c0@xxxxxxxx>
> > Could somebody tell me please how to make exact copy (mirror) of my hard
> > drive.
> For the ext2 file system, you may also consider dump/restore since
> they preserve holes and ext2 file attributes. tar and cpio don't
> preserve them.

But tar with 'p' option preserves file permisions?

Bye,
Ivan Gustin

>
> If you don't know what I'm talking about then use tar as people have
> already suggested here.
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