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Re: [SLE] How to make exact HD copy in Linux
  • From: "Ivan Gustin" <ivan.gustin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 01:14:56 +0200
  • Message-id: <048401c11f99$a21ab080$3264a8c0@xxxxxxxx>

I am just doing this. :-)
Using just tar, cp or dd is not enough. There is complete mini-how-to about
this, with all notes about this procedure. On SuSE 7.1 there is
/usr/share/doc/howto/en/mini/Hard-Disk-Upgrade.gz file, or visit

Hope this help,
Ivan Gustin

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Daniloff" <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "PLUG" <plug@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "SuSE" <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 6:00 AM
Subject: [SLE] How to make exact HD copy in Linux

> Hello Linux folkz,
> Could somebody tell me please how to make exact copy (mirror) of my hard
> drive.
> I need to replace hard drive and copy all data to a new one without
> reinstalling the system.
> Thank you in advance.
> Alex
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