Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: Need a how-to: Backup an Unslung System
- M.J. Johnson wrote:
> cpio: ./root/.wymypy: Cannot open: Permission deniedsu to root (or try sudo).
> cpio: ./.ext3flash: Cannot open: Permission denied
> cpio: ./home/httpd/html/Management/.htpasswd: Cannot open: Permission
> An attempt to use tar yielded similar results.
> What can I/should I do to create a full and complete backup of my
> unslung drive?
Knoppix boots up and logs you in as a normal user; you need superuser
privs in order to read/write the data for the backup -- otherwise not
only will you fail to copy all of the data, the copy itself will have
the permissions and ownership of the files all wrong.