[kwlug-disc] Adding (setting up) 2nd disk.

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Jan 27 06:57:14 EST 2010


On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, Raul Suarez wrote:

> I've actually done similar things with a small difference
>
> instead of
>
> cp -a /var/lib/mysql /disk2
>
> I do
>
> cp -ax /var/lib/mysql /disk2
>
> so it does not traverse symlinks. -ax will do the archive copy on a
> single file system.

  i prefer "tar" for such things, which has options for all that
stuff.

rday
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