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(/mnt/hdb1 is the location of the Slackware root filesystem when I boot from Knoppix.)
But I get literally hundreds of these errors:
chown "/tmpmnt/backup/DUMP/usr/include/gdbm.h" failed: Operation not permitted
Anyone know why this may be? Not every file returns the error, but sometimes large blocks of them do; other times, the errors are very sparse and infrequent. The worst areas seem to be hidden folders like /home/foo/.kde/baz/quux.quuux
...Incidentally, I'd really prefer to use dump rather than rsync.... but I'm under the impression that I have to dump to a device (such as /dev/hdb1) rather than an existing filesystem (like /backup/DUMP/). Am I correct?
That's because smbfs (or vfat, for that matter) know
nothing about Linux ownerships and rights. RSyncing
to those is not a good idea, I'd suggest tarring stuff
to one of the FS mentioned above if you want to
preserve the ownerships and permissions.