[GRLUG] Strange copy behavior
Grand Rapids Linux Users Group
grlug at grlug.org
Wed May 6 12:47:06 EDT 2020
On May 6, 2020 at 12:25:45, Grand Rapids Linux Users Group (grlug at grlug.org) wrote:
> On Wed, 2020-05-06 at 11:55 -0400, Grand Rapids Linux Users Group
> > I’m copying over my /var/www/html file on my old Fedora computer to a
> > thumb drive.
> > The copy process is coming up with a bunch of strange “File conflict”
> > warnings (file with same name already exists).
> > First, if I’m copying to a blank html directory on the thumb drive,
> > how can the file already exist?
> > Second, the warning shows the same file size and the same time saved
> > for the file that “already exists” and the one the system is trying
> > to copy.
> > Only thing I can think is that somehow the system is not keeping
> > accurate track of the files it’s already copied. Is that possible?
> > Could there be something else?
> How are you "copying"?
> What is the filesystem on the thumbdrive?
> Adam Tauno Williams
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> grlug at grlug.org
Thumb drive is FAT30
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