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Date:      Mon, 27 Mar 2006 06:47:04 -0800
From:      Joseph Olatt <joji@eskimo.com>
To:        Matt Smith <ratman6@charter.net>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Data transfer from one HD to another
Message-ID:  <20060327064703.A14824@eskimo.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c650df$8a3424c0$0201a8c0@bedroom>; from ratman6@charter.net on Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 09:14:04AM -0500
References:  <20060326054518.A11614@eskimo.com> <000001c650df$8a3424c0$0201a8c0@bedroom>

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On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 09:14:04AM -0500, Matt Smith wrote:
> Will this also transfer the filesystem structure?

I would use /usr/sbin/sysinstall, choose "Configure", then
"Fdisk" and "Label" to create the partitions and filesystems before
running dd or tar or cpio.

regards,
joseph



> 
>                                             Matt
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Olatt [mailto:joji@eskimo.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2006 8:45 AM
> To: Matt Smith
> Cc: freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Data transfer from one HD to another
> 
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 08:27:27AM -0500, Matt Smith wrote:
> > Hi,
> >     Is there an EASY method to transfer the partitions from an old hard
> disk
> > to a new one?
> 
> I presume you want to trasfer all the files from one (or more)
> partition(s) in the old hard drive to a new hard drive. If so, try the
> command "dd". man dd(1). There are examples at the bottom of the man
> page.
> 
> Other commands that may be used are: tar & cpio (man tar & man cpio for
> more info).
> 
> regards,
> joseph
> 
> 
> > 
> >                                        Matt Smith 
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