[Nottingham] Question: Best command for copying large filesystem between disks?

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Fri May 24 15:07:18 UTC 2013


OK, so I'm doing an upgrade and have a lot of data to copy between disks
to go from ReiserFS and ext4 to all go onto btrfs.

What's the latest opinion/advice/ideas as to what command to use to do that?

Mount the disks and just naively go:

cp -av /mnt/source /mnt/dest


Anything 'better' or faster?


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