Re: How to copy a Fedora-4 system? Again!

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Craig White wrote:

>> > Has anyone actually made a copy of an FC-4 system with success,
>> > using tar, cp -a, rsync or anything similar?
>> > If so, which directories did you exclude?
>> This really needs to be nailed down so people know how to
>> restore from a tar backup which is usually what you use
>> if you back up running systems.
> ----
> I am not speaking from first hand experience here.
> I gathered that the only thing necessary to create in /dev
> is /dev/console and the rest are automatically created entries.

I tried that, and it did not work - the boot hung,
as when I only had an empty /dev directory.

Timothy Murphy  
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