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Old 07-01-2002, 11:50 AM   #1
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Question Exact Hard Drive Copy

Does anyone know what the command format would be to make an exact copy of my Linux hard drive to another (larger) hard drive?
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This can be done using the Hard-Disk-Upgrade Mini Howto. You can find it at:

I have used it and it works very well.

Old 07-01-2002, 03:23 PM   #3
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Thank you very much.

Old 07-02-2002, 08:22 AM   #4
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Is it not possible for one to achieve these effects (similar to Norton Ghost i.e.) with "dd"?
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yeah that seems the easiest, as will just dump one disk's contents to another - partitions, boot sector, etc. to dump master to slave just:

dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb

i think...


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