cp -ar to external harddrive
john.wendel at metnet.navy.mil
Tue Dec 6 23:07:20 UTC 2005
Trevor "TeC" Christian wrote:
> Bryan Hepworth wrote:
>> Hi Everyone
>> I'm trying to back up /home to an external hard drive (maxtor usb) and
>> wanted to keep the file permissions but when I do a
>> cp -ar /home /media/usb it complains about not being able to do the
>> permissions and they all go across as root instead.
>> Anyone know where I'm going wrong?
> rsync may also be of some assistance...
I your Maxtor filesystem FAT32 ?
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