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Old 02-25-2004, 03:59 PM   #1
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Changing HDs


I have Mandrake running on a 13 gig hard drive. I have a 20 gig harddrive that I'd like to move everything over to. Is there an easy way to copy all my data over and make it exactly like my 13gig drive?
 
Old 02-25-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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partimage?

You could manually partition the new drive, and use
cp (or tar) to transfer the files, preserving timestamps
and permissions ...
Manually re-creating a swapper




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Old 02-25-2004, 04:42 PM   #3
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You could manually partition the new drive, and use
cp (or tar) to transfer the files, preserving timestamps
and permissions ...
Manually re-creating a swapper
Didn't think about needing to partition it! Can I format and partition it with the drakconfig? Also you said use cp or tar to transfer the files. I've never used these commands before so I'm not sure what you mean there.

Thanks
 
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Didn't think about needing to partition it! Can I format and partition it with the drakconfig?
Probably, but I wouldn't know ...

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Also you said use cp or tar to transfer the files. I've never used these commands before so I'm not sure what you mean there.

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cp -a <source> <target>
man cp for details ....


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