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Old 07-14-2004, 04:45 PM   #1
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how do i copy from a directory from one patition to another?


I'm trying to copy some backup files from one partition to another. however, i get an error message a couple of seconds into it w/ something about linking not working. is there a way to just replicate the contents of one directory into another location via copy? thanks.

i.e. cp -r /source/ /destination/ doesn't seem to work.
 
Old 07-14-2004, 04:47 PM   #2
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that should work just fine. the existance of partitions will not affect the operation of cp. do you get an error or something? you might want to drop the end / from /source/ but other than that...
 
  


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