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I need to copy one SGI(INDY) to other SGI (O2)

I need to copy all directories with all data and owners .
how can I do This?
I need a same copy of the old SGI(INDY) in the new SGI(O2)IRIX 6.3
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tzahi
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tzahi
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n0thingCommented:
There are a few ways:

1- If you have enough space on your system, use tar xvf / backup.tar then ftp it over the new machine and tar xvf backup.tar
2- Using your current backup software if you have any and reload it over.
3- Do an "ufsdump" "dumpfs" ... I'm not sure about the command to dump the whole filesystem to on IRIX.
4- Do an NFS mount from the old to the new and copy the files over using -p switch to preserve owner and group id.

   One special case about symlinks, only a backup and ufsdump
will preserve your symbolic links.

Regards,
Minh Lai
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ahoffmannCommented:
If you don't have enough disk space, mount you SGI(INDY) or use rsh in conjunction with tar.
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