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Re: [SLUG] how to XCOPY or image a Linux system to another HD ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] how to XCOPY or image a Linux system to another HD ?
- From: Voytek Eymont <voytek@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat Oct 5 15:09:07 2002
- Reply-to: Voytek Eymont <voytek@xxxxxxxxxx>
** Reply to note from Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sat, 5 Oct 2002 14:40:33 +1000
> Imaging is a bit different, and I didn't explain it above because you
> mentioned that you had two disks of differing size. If you end up creating a
> partition on your new disk that is exactly the same size as one on your old
> disk, you can do this:
> dd if=/dev/hda2 of=/dev/hdc2 bs=8M
many thanks for the detailed explanation!
what about imaging to a single archive, onto a cd, to allow un-imaging on a
new, unknown size drive, how could I handle that ?
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