From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Wed 20 Oct 1999 - 16:51:27 IST
> If I want to make a copy of one ext2 partition to another is mounting
> the new drive and old drive and simply typing
> cp -d -R -p -x /mnt/olddrive/* /mnt/newdrive
> the best thing to do.
( cd /mnt/olddrive && tar cf - . ) | ( cd /mnt/newdrive && tar xvf - )
Note the careful use of && rather than ; so that a typo in
the cd command won't cause crap to be dumped in the
current directory by accident.
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