I try to copy all files from an NTFS to an external drive and want to preserve all permissions and attributes. The external drive has already an NTFS and contains other files.
I've considered using the following tools:
ntfsclonedoes not work since it operates on sector level and would clone the whole FS, thus destroying the old data. If used to create an image file, I can't access the content from a Windows machine.
rsyncdoes not preserve all meta data.
An alternative would be to use
robocopy inside a running Windows, but I would prefer to copy the files without. (The source partition is used as the system's
How can I copy the files?