Having trouble with migration.

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http://forums.opensuse.org – I have openSuSe 11. (3.5) installed on one Hard Drive and open SuSE 11.2 (KDE 4) installed on another I am trying to migrate all my user data over to the new install. I am trying to the cp command to copy a backup my data to another mounted drive that both installations mount. I am using the info from this openSUSE wiki How to migrate to a new openSUSE version - openSUSE When I use cp command in the example: linux-v5xu:/home # cp -b -vvv flamebait /backup/flamebait/ cp: omitting directory `flamebait' happens I also have lots of files and directories that have spaces in the names. Is this a problem with cp since I obviously can't put quotes around those directories and files? /home/flamebait is 121.5 GB that needs to get moved with all file permissions maintained. The copies I made with cp -av /home/flamebait /backup/flamebait had their permissions altered when I moved them into the new /home/flamebait (Distributions)