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Date:      Wed, 29 Mar 2006 08:44:10 -0800
From:      Chris <bsd@1command.com>
To:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: Data transfer from one HD to another
Message-ID:  <20060329084410.wmz1syjdgckcgowk@webmail.1command.com>
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Quoting Matt Smith <ratman6@charter.net>:

> Will this also transfer the filesystem structure?

Indeed. The man pages for these commands will provide variations
of their usage. So as to obtain different results. Dependant upon your
needs.

--Chris

>
>                                            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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