using rsync on raw device

George Georgalis george at
Mon Mar 31 20:45:38 GMT 2008

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 03:20:59PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
>On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 15:00 -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>> I'm trying to use rsync to manage a raw disk image file.
>> rsync --checksum --perms --owner --group --sparse --partial --progress \
>> /u0510a/rwd0d.img
>> skipping non-regular file "rwd0d"
>Use the --copy-devices option added by this patch:

hey this looks like a great patch, Thanks!

I don't have an environment to test it atm
but will give it a whirl when I do.

// George

George Georgalis, information system scientist <IXOYE><

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