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Old 07-23-2006, 09:54 AM   #1
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Splitting dd images

I know there's a way to split images with dd. I don't know what the command is, though.

Can somebody give me a hand?

The problem I'm having is that Samba has a 2GB limit. The image would probably be around ~2.1 GB (figures).
Old 07-23-2006, 10:04 AM   #2
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there is the split command. man split.
Old 07-23-2006, 10:11 AM   #3
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You count use the count functionality along with skip. For example:

$ dd if=bigfile of=smallfile1 count=1048576
$ dd if=bigfile of=smallfile2  skip=1048576
Old 07-23-2006, 10:13 AM   #4
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Shit, I just confused 'quote' with 'report'
Mods, ignore the report.

I'll try the skip thingy.


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