[techtalk] swtiching rhat drives . . .
jdike at karaya.com
Tue Nov 9 12:28:56 EST 1999
> I always wonder why people use tar beasts if they have the wonderful
> GNU cp?
Because cp will completely foul up device files. Try copying /dev/mem from
one place to another. You won't like the results :-)
> Lean back and enjoy the show... I think this alternative is far less
> error prone, because people have less to type and actually understand
> what they do.
And in all of the normal output, there might be an error that you will
completely miss. I like things that shut up unless they have something to say
that I really need to know about.
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