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Old 09-28-2004, 11:46 PM   #1
Vijiram
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Question hoe to back up the full lfs system : i got an error


when i try to copy the full lfs partition
it says permission denied
any ideas
 
Old 09-29-2004, 12:46 AM   #2
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Re: hoe to back up the full lfs system : i got an error

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any ideas
How about posting the command you used and the full error?

I suspect that you have not unmounted proc, shm etc etc and are not logged in as root.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 03:24 PM   #3
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You do need to be root. cp -rp or cp -a will/should get everything.

Post that command. We'll hammer away at it.

 
Old 09-30-2004, 08:51 AM   #4
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thanks

now it works
i forgot to unmount the proc
 
Old 11-03-2004, 11:23 AM   #5
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just for archives sake..........you'll need to umount /dev/pts
also........
 
  


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