[CentOS-devel] Timeline for C5 beta / final?

Mon Feb 19 01:14:16 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:

>> As a safety mesurement you could clone the machine ("cp -a") to a
> "cp -a" for cloning ? Errr, bad mistake.
> "dump -0f - / | ( cd /newlocation; restore -f - )" is a much better idea 
> on these cases.

The results should be pretty much the same on anything with GNU cp 
except that cp can copy to different filesystem types.  It is a good 
idea to use the --one-file-system option and repeat for each partition.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com