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Re: [SLUG] Ghosting a disk
- To: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Ghosting a disk
- From: Peter Chubb <peterc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 15:31:52 +1100
- Cc: "<Unknown>MailList-SLUG" <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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>>>>> "Howard" == Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Howard> I'm trying to ghost one disk to another. They are identical
Howard> physical specs, and I am attempting:
Howard> dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdc bs=4096
Howard> It transfers about 593 records and then complains that there
Howard> is insufficient space on the device.
Are you sure that /dev/hdc is actually a block device? I've done
things like this and found I was actually writing to a plain file in
ls -l /dev/hdc
to make sure that the disc is really there.