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Re: Data loss



Francesco Pirozzi <francesco pirozzi accent it> wrote:
>
> Hello everybody,
> 
> it happened with my RH73 that the same partition (ext3 fs, of course) was mounted
> onto
> two different mount points ( "/" and "/mnt/removable" respectively) and a copy of
> files
> from one path to another (e.g. "cp /opt/myfile /mnt/removable/opt) reveiled to be
> an overwriting procedure.

Rather offtopic, but this should have generated an error

	cp: `/opt/myfile' and `/mnt/removable/opt/myfile' are the same file

It does in 2.5...

Or maybe you were using something other than `cp'?





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