On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 09:14:38AM +0100, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: > great I will do a massive Cp as both fs are mounted under BSD, (ntfs > just with read access)... > > should you suggest guy to do a normal > > #cp /media/DATAWIN /media/UFShd > > as there is no any soft and hard links on this partition... will be fine? >
Are their subdirectories that need copying too. If so, use the -R flag. You might want to do cp /media/DATAWIN/* /media/UFShd/. ////jerry > Thanks! > > 2009/9/28 Jerry McAllister <jerr...@msu.edu>: > > On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 05:06:34PM +0100, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: > > > >> Hi folks, > >> > >> Scenario: 3 hds, 1 of them with a NTFS partition and loads of media on > >> it, I was thinking to activate ntfs3g under Freebsd 7.2 STABLE, but > >> since Im having this partition since a while... and i will no need to > >> have it on this FS, what you recommed for moving this partition into > >> ufs format... to make it 100% reliable? what steps will you do? > > > > I would suggest you create the UFS filesystem, then tar up the files > > in the NTFS partition that you want to move and then untar that > > on the FreeBSD UFS (or UFS2) filesystem. You might have to > > install a tar utility on the MS system. > > > > You can also just mount the NTFS file system on FreeBSD and then > > do a massive copy of the files you want in to the UFS filesystem. > > In both the case of doing a tar or a mass copy (cp) wildcards are good. > > > > Hopefully you have the files on the NTFS organized reasonably > > in directories. If you don't and they are interspersed with > > lots of files you do not want to copy, then it can get tedious > > but you can still do it. It will just need much more manual > > attention. > > > > ////jerry > > > > > >> > >> BR! > >> _______________________________________________ > >> email@example.com mailing list > >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to > >> "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"