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Re: [opensuse] Backup .. restore ... access/ownership
On 03/28/2014 11:01 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2014-03-29 03:44, Ken Schneider - openSUSE wrote:
On 03/28/2014 10:28 PM, Carl Hartung pecked at the keyboard and wrote:


I agree with Carl, if you did your backup on a file by file basis that
you have lost all of the file attributes. I always create a tar file of
the filesystem and then backup the tar file to DVD, that way you don't
lose the attributes.

Wait. You can keep all Linux filesystem attributes on a cdrom, if you
use the appropriate options.

You need to activate the Rock Ridge extensions, not Joliet (or both).

IIR This batch was done with RR not J. I've had problems with J before, re-naming files, converting " " to "_"[1] and other nonsense like that.




[1] nasty when you have both "file_long_name" and "file long name"
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