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Old 05-20-2007, 12:24 PM   #1
DaneelGiskard
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HD (Partition) Cloning for SCSI-based NTFS and EXT3 partitions


Hi all,

the SCSI harddisk of my Thinkpad T60 is failing. I have Linux partitions (EXT3 plus boot and swap) and a Windows partition (NTFS) on it. The replacement harddisk is _not_ the same as the original one, it is larger.

Which (linux) utility to you suggest for copying the partitions from my current harddisk to the new bigger harddisk? Because of the limited space in the laptop the new harddisk might be connected through (a) USB (case) for the partition cloning.

Which utility fullfills all these requirements, i.e., EXT3/NTFS partition copying from/to SCSI harddisks of different sizes, where one harddisk might be connected through USB?

Can you suggest something?

Many thanks,
Michael
 
Old 05-20-2007, 12:30 PM   #2
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Everything you need is built into the SystemrescueCD:

http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page
 
  


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