Copying data on mass storage media
There are two approaches to copying data placed on mass storage media.
duplicate the entire contents of one medium to another
copy specific files from one medium to another
Which approach you choose depends on whether the filesystems
are mounted, the data format, and the amount of data your are copying.
If the filesystems on both media are already mounted, you can use the
command to perform either operation.
If the filesystems on both media are not mounted, use the
If the filesystems on both media are not mounted
and the media is formatted in cpio format, run
To copy entire filesystems from hard disk to tape or to another hard
disk, use the
This command is normally for large copy operations.
Copying files from hard disk to hard disk
Expanding swap space
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004