[lug] Dup linux and win boot drives to bigger replacement drives
horlenkarl at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 11 16:59:11 MST 2007
> I have had good luck with partimage
> for things like this. It can also be used to 'back
> up' the system with a
> snapshot of the current partitions.
> My practice is to boot from SystemRescueCd
> and then copy to an external drive via USB or
> another system running
I guess I'll have to read those sites. have you used
these techniques on WIN (not just linux)?
I don't have a USB port on the linux system and it's
old enough where i don't really want to go buy a usb
card for it. Since the drives are currently scsi
based, could i just plug the ide drive i want to be my
boot drive into one of the IDE controllers and dup the
boot scsi drive to the ide drive with these tools?
also, since i would be duping a smaller boot drive to
a larger drive, would that prevent me from using all
of the drive space on the larger drive? I'm thinking
that a drive dup dupes the partition table and the
partition itself? So how does one get around that?
Do you Yahoo!?
Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta.
More information about the LUG