Moving my 2007.2 to SD to try 2008.8 with fallback solution

Yaroslav Halchenko at
Sun Aug 10 22:57:52 CEST 2008

you better off using cpio or rsync imho for copying filesystems entirely
since they know more about devices/pipes/etc

On Sun, 10 Aug 2008, Olivier Berger wrote:

> One issue I've found is that cp -a didn't relyably copy from MTD/flash
> to SD 5 or 6 files.

> After diff -r on dirs I found out which and md5sumed them...

> That's rather frightening, I think :(

> Anyway, I copied them over again, and am now trying to figure out if I
> can boot OK with right kernel and if it goes well.

> Will report in case of success.
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