How to mirror a harddisk for backup purpose -ghost

Robert G. Brown rgb at
Fri Jun 22 20:19:39 EDT 2001

On Fri, 22 Jun 2001 alvin at wrote:
> tar zcf -  directories_to_copy | ( cd /mnt/new_disk ; tar xvfp - )

If you use "z" on the front, better use it on the back as well...;-)


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