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Date:      Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:09:21 -0700 (MST)
From:      Terry Lambert <>
Cc:        itemple@elysium.CLare.tased.EDU.AU,
Subject:   Re: Hard disk copying
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Martin Cracauer" at Oct 10, 95 01:39:16 pm

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> newfs /dev/target_partition
> #mount it
> cd /mount_of_new_filefilesystem
> dump 0sf 400000 - /usr_or_whatever | restore rf -
> Of course, this is on per-partition, not per-disk base, but has the
> advantage that it works for different-sized partitions. 

It also works while mounted.  The previous suggestion would have left
the copy of the drive in an inconsistant state if it were mounted.

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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