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Date:      Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:09:21 -0700 (MST)
From:      Terry Lambert <terry@lambert.org>
To:        cracauer@wavehh.hanse.de
Cc:        itemple@elysium.CLare.tased.EDU.AU, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Hard disk copying
Message-ID:  <199510101809.LAA10683@phaeton.artisoft.com>
In-Reply-To: <9510101239.AA14874@wavehh.hanse.de> 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
					terry@lambert.org
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Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.



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