Backup failure

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sun Sep 27 09:22:42 UTC 2015

On 27 September 2015 at 10:16,  <silver.bullet at> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Sep 2015 08:34:48 +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
>>I would probably format the USB stick with a file system that supports
>>all the regular Linux attributes, such as ext4
> Usually I backup to tar archives using compression, but indeed tar
> seems not to preserve attributes.

To preserver permissions use tar -p


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