Moving my 2007.2 to SD to try 2008.8 with fallback solution

Olivier Berger oberger at
Mon Aug 11 22:05:36 CEST 2008

Clemens Kirchgatterer <clemens at> writes:

> Olivier Berger <oberger at> wrote:
>> Thanks for your indications, but my goal is not to install a *new*
>> system on the SD, but to *transfer* the current one to the SD.
>> I guess it may be done from the FR itself... but I'm afraid it's
>> difficult to move things from the very live system you're running.
> "cp -a /bin /dev /sbin ... /media/sdcard" usually works for me on the
> desktop. remember to leave out /proc /sys a.s.o. though.
> hope this helps ...

No problem here, as in the procedure I documented on the wiki, you're
copying a not-live system, as you copy from flash when running from
SD, so /proc and /sys are unmounted.

Best regards,

Olivier BERGER 
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