Home Man
Search
Today's Posts
Register

Discuss NAS, SAN, RAID, Robotic Libraries, backup devices, RAM, DRAM, SCSI, IDE, EIDE topics here.

To "dd" or not to "dd"?

Tags
filesystem, nfs mount

Login to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
Old 05-23-2011
To "dd" or not to "dd"?

I have a Solaris 2.7 and a Solaris 2.9 machine. I have mounted an external LINUX volumne with 1TB size on these two machines.

My problem is how do I copy files to the volume? If I use "cp", it will take for ever to finish the copy. I was thinking of using 'dd' but I am reading from the "man" that the devices should be of the same size in order to do a block by block copy.

I don't have a back up solution and am trying to use the classing method of copying files.

Can anyone suggest some thing here?

Thanks for your help.
# 2  
Old 05-23-2011
If the external volume is nfs mounted i don't think dd will help.
You could try to compare a remote rsync copy with compression for example with the simple cp over the nfs mount.
# 3  
Old 05-23-2011
OKay, let me try that. Thanks.
Login to Reply

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Expect: spawn id exp5 not open while executing "expect "$" { send "sudo su -\r" }" Siddharth shivh Shell Programming and Scripting 3 05-31-2018 10:46 AM
Using "mailx" command to read "to" and "cc" email addreses from input file asjaiswal UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 2 10-11-2014 09:32 PM
Find lines with "A" then change "E" to "X" same line nightwatchrenba Shell Programming and Scripting 10 08-28-2013 05:00 AM
awk command to replace ";" with "|" and ""|" at diferent places in line of file shis100 Shell Programming and Scripting 7 03-16-2011 08:59 AM
Make scipt except from "Y","y" and "yes" to take [Enter] as being "yes" hakermania Shell Programming and Scripting 4 12-11-2010 09:24 AM
ps -ef | grep "string1" "string2" " "string3" steve2216 Shell Programming and Scripting 11 09-03-2010 11:08 AM
"Join" or "Merge" more than 2 files into single output based on common key (column) Katabatic Shell Programming and Scripting 1 05-20-2010 11:41 AM
Explain the line "mn_code=`env|grep "..mn"|awk -F"=" '{print $2}'`" Lokesha UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 4 12-20-2007 12:52 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:50 AM.

Unix & Linux Forums Content Copyright©1993-2018. All Rights Reserved.
UNIX.COM Login
Username:
Password:  
Show Password