Fwd: How to save and replicate a LFS

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Wed Feb 18 23:40:52 PST 2009


On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 10:03 +0000, Anthony Price wrote:
>  From the root of the LFS system
> 
> cp -av * [target]
> 
> Where the target is any area of storage such as another disk partition.

One qualification to that - the target has to be a filesystem that
respects ownership and permissions. So copying it to a FAT-formatted USB
stick will not give you a useful backup. If you do want to do that,
you'll need to format the stick as ext2 or another 'native' filesystem.

Simon.
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