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Re: migration reiserfs to ffs (openbsd 3.6)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: migration reiserfs to ffs (openbsd 3.6)
- From: "Greg Thomas" <getbsd_(_at_)_dslextreme_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 20:49:08 -0800 (PST)
> - Since I never made a backup of all this data it wasn't that important,
> so I shouldn't bother.
> -> not everyone can spend lots of money on computers whenever they feel
> like it.
Well, then you shouldn't be relying on computers then.
> - Use the 3rd Harddrive as a raw block device and move things around
> with tar.
> -> this sounds like a very good plan! Delete any partitions on 'hd3' an
> dump the files on it with tar, optionally using compression, and
> verifying after dumping before formatting the now empty drive with ffs
> and retrieving the files again with tar.
> I think I'll stick with the last solution.
Why are you ignoring a simpler solution that was offered at least twice?
OpenBSD and Linux can mount FAT32, mount a FAT32 volume and tar the stuff
> Finally, With my short experience on OpenBSD, I've started to really
> like OpenBSD, but certainly not for some of the people in it's
< snipped a bunch of overly sensitive crap >
It never ceases to amaze me how poorly people react to reality.
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