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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm'ing root fs



Looking at that a second time, you may be better off adding the "-type f"
flag to find so you don't include /usr, etc.

On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 08:43:58PM -0700, Peter C. Norton wrote:
> You may want to do the following:
> 
> cd /; find . -xdev -print | xargs tar -cf - | (cd /mnt/root_vg; tar -xf -)
> 
> With gnu tar this should do everything you need.  Files, directories,
> devices, etc. 
> 
> -Peter
> 
> On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 09:59:11PM -0300, Shaw, Marco wrote:
> > I've created an init ramdisk (lvmcreate_initrd), and now I'm in the process
> > of trying to copy my root fs to my new lvm_root.  To reduce the disk I/O,
> > I've gone down to single user mode to try to copy (cp -a *) all my files
> > from root to lvm_root.  Twice I get the same results:
> > 
> > # cd /
> > # cp -a * /mnt/root_vg
> > cp: /mnt/root_vg/proc/kcore_elf: Invalid argument
> > cp: proc/sys/net/ipv4/route/flush: Invalid argument
> > 
> > This is all I see on my screen, then at some point, the copying stops, and
> > my system will not respond to keyboard input, except it will respond to
> > Alt-F1/4 to switch virtual terms, but still no keyboard input accepted.
> > 
> > Should I tar/untar instead, or did I miss some fundamental step?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Marco
> 
> -- 
> The 5 year plan:
> In five years we'll make up another plan.
> Or just re-use this one.

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The 5 year plan:
In five years we'll make up another plan.
Or just re-use this one.


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