[CALUG] Ghosting a drive to another...
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Fri Feb 3 16:39:10 CST 2006
Only if the resultant partitions are the same size. And possibly the
If you dd a smaller FS into a bigger one, the target will have no way of
knowing about the extra space. And it's pretty obvious why going from
large to small is bad.
ordinarily I'd say just put the two drives in the same box and let
Windows do it, but these days Windows can't completely copy itself.
Still, that might ultimately be the easiest and most effiect solution.
> Can't use you just use dd?
> On 1/15/06, Kelly Price strredwolf-at-gmail.com |CALUG| <
> g3kwitwwca0t at sneakemail.com> wrote:
>>I have a question for folks:
>>Take two hard drives, a 40 gig and a 60 gig. One has an NTFS and a
>>FAT32 partition on it with data. The other is destined to be a
>>semi-complete clone (the only difference is that the resulting
>>partitions are going to grow to fill the drives).
>>Now, assuming I hook them up as hda and hdc (employing the two IDE
>>controllers) and afterwards I use parted, what would be the best
>>cloning/imaging software that's GPL'ed?
>>Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price
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