I am using CentOS 6.3 and am logged in a root. When I create a hard link by doing this: ln /root.hdd /somedir/root.hdd That works fine, the inode shows the same between the two files and ...
Under Linux, how do I copy files from one filesystem to the other (both gpfs) and preserve hard links?
I have a directory with huge files and a number of directories, that have hardlinks on these huge files. How do I copy files from one filesystem to the other and preserve hard links?
I'm using rsnapshot for backups. Currently that means every time an update runs (even without any data difference) I get a copy of ~100M of only the directory structure + inode list. The files are ...
When displaying directories using ls -l, their number of links (the second field in the output) is at least two: one for the dir name and one for . $ mkdir foo $ ls -l total 2 drwxr-xr-x 2 user ...
I'm thinking of a situation where I would have something that creates a copy of a directory, tweaks a few files, and then does some processing on the result. This wold be done fairly often, maybe a ...
I'm wondering if anyone knows of a nice way to partially duplicate (hard link) files between two directory structures? My current fall back is a script invoked by cron. As background: I ask since I ...
I have two machines on the same LAN, I usually ssh from one to the other and I was wondering if I could create a symbolic or hard link from a box that points to the other one. I'm using OSX on both ...
I hear that you can now create soft links in Vista too. So, what is the difference between a soft (symbolic) link and a hard link on UNIX/Linux/Vista? Are there advantages of using one over the ...