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Old 11-01-2007, 05:14 AM   #1
DuncanL
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Help Please. dd command to external device


Hello

I'm running Fedora Core 5 on my PS3 and I would like to know (due to very very slow network transfer speed) how to dd to an external ext3 drive.

I've tried many formats for the of=..... part of the command without success.

Is it best to create a link to it (read this somewhere but not sure how to do) and then refer to as of=/dev/.... ?

Many thanks
Duncan
 
Old 11-01-2007, 05:30 AM   #2
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Plug the external in and just do "/sbin/fdisk -l" from a terminal.
That'll tell what it's called - probably /dev/sd[a,b]... whatever.

Use you partition as the "of".
 
Old 11-01-2007, 05:38 AM   #3
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Thanks

Will try tonight
 
  


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