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Date:      Sat, 5 Oct 1996 13:17:48 +0200 (MET DST)
From:      Andreas Klemm <andreas@klemm.gtn.com>
To:        dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu
Cc:        Sergios <sergios@hol.gr>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: help on newfs and a new partition
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.95.961005131403.3028B-100000@klemm.gtn.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.94.961004210436.1372C-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>

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On Fri, 4 Oct 1996, Doug White wrote:

> On Fri, 4 Oct 1996, Sergios wrote:
> 
> > please somebody help me. I have a 700 Mb free space on wd1 and I 
> > want to move
> > /usr/local there. with other unices I have made a mount <mynewpartition>
> > /mnt and
> > (cd /usr/local; tar cf - .)|(cd /mnt; tar xfv -)
> 
> That'll work once the filesystem exists.

I recommend using the tar's p flag when extracting the stuff to
get the same permissions after extractimg ;-)

otherwise you might wonder why permissions of all files changed
to root regarding to root's umask settings ;-)

> Take a look at the disklabel(8) man page for details.

Wasn't this covered by the handbook ?! Or wasn't the recommendation.
to use the /stand/sysinstall program, that has an easier handling ?!
Maybe I'm wrong. just a guess... For the programs in /stand to run,
you need the gzip pseudo-device in kernel ...

	Andreas ///

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