[CentOS] Transferring system to new drive

Marcelo M. Garcia marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 14 08:16:24 EDT 2010

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I was thinking of copying the old root partition with
> 	sudo cp -a -P /* /mnt/hd
> (after mounting the prospective new root partition).
> Then I'd have to modify the new /etc/fstab .


I think the command rsync is a better approach for this task. It has 
much more features, for example, you can exclude certain files.



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