[kwlug-disc] quickest way to copy 200G of home directories?

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Sat Sep 19 16:40:56 EDT 2009


eSata & cp?

Robert P. J. Day wrote, On 09/19/2009 2:38 PM:
>   what's the quickest way to copy almost 200G of content from one
> system to another, that guarantees that all owner/group/perms info
> will be preserved?  in my time, i've used all of scp, rsync and
> tar-to-tar.  what's the preferred tool out there?  thanks.
> 
>   actually, speed isn't that much of an issue, as much as the
> preservation of all attributes.



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