Fwd: How to save and replicate a LFS

Anthony Price elenmar at mailworks.org
Thu Feb 19 00:05:47 PST 2009


Simon Geard wrote:
> 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.
>   
Good point. Thanks for the tip.

A.P.




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