On February 3, 2018 9:27:40 PM UTC, Adam Pribyl <pri...@lowlevel.cz> wrote:
>On Sat, 3 Feb 2018, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 5:50 AM, Adam Pribyl <pri...@lowlevel.cz>
>>> On Fri, 2 Feb 2018, Iturriaga Woelfel, Markus wrote:
>>> I am running short on ideas how to copy this.
>> If you are copying to an identical disk you can use dd on the raw
>> devices.    The system may be confused by the identical UUID's if you
>> have both drives connected when you reboot, though.
>Yep, the problem is, it's live filesystem in /var mount and I'd need 
>another day offline. I ended up using LVM pvmove instead of copy of 
>/var/lib/backuppc only. This is not exacly what I want, but it was
>too long without backup to spend more time copying. Maybe LVM mirror
>be used too... anyway, this is a lesson, that copying filesystem via
>could become impossible, which is quite interesting.
>> --
>>   Les Mikesell
>Adam Pribyl
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What's the issue with using LVM?  Unless you need to reinitialize the whole fs, 
i.e. increase EXT4 inode count or switch to another fs, believe this is a 
perfect example of where LVM shines.

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