Any tricks for b/r of Windows?
rsync at shemesh.biz
Wed Feb 9 16:26:33 GMT 2005
>>You will probably have to do a repair install of Windows to get it booting
> I realize this might be drifting towards "Off Topic", but why would
>that be? I did the same type install, same source, same everything. I'm
>using the FreeBSD loader to chain to the Windows so I would imagine that
>everything is pretty much the same.
Because chaining actually means "run another boot block". The boot block
must be set up properly on the new machine. The only way (that I know
of) to achieve that with windows is to run the repair installation.
> The other issue I seem to have alot is that it wants to transfer
>all the files over and over each time. (using -av --delete -z) The timestamps
>don't seem to be sticking properly.
From the rsync manual:
> When comparing two timestamps rsync treats the
> timestamps as being equal if they are within the value of
> modify_window. This is normally zero, but you may
> find it useful to set this to a larger value in some
> situations. In particular, when transferring to Windows
> FAT filesystems which cannot represent times with a
> 1 second resolution --modify-window=1 is useful.
Are you on FAT?
> Thanks, Tuc
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