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Re: Moving /home keeping settings



> Hi,
> I will make a fresh installation of FC4 to a new HD.  Then I will back
> up /home to a CD and copy to the new HD.  I have done this earlier but
> have been strugling with the files settings as all files have gone in as
> read-only.
> How do I copy from the CD to the HD keeping the original settings?

When doing something like this I normally tar up the dir in question
and then write it to cd as it then incorporates all the permissions
etc within the tar ball and you don't have all the files set to read
only as they're written to cd.

Pete


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