[nSLUG] dd: disks of different sizes

Rick Wightman wightman at nb.sympatico.ca
Thu Jan 26 18:22:03 AST 2006


Hello!

I've spent my Christmas and Birthday money on a 160Gb ATA drive so I 
can upgrade my basement server from 8Gb and, among other things, hold 
my music collection.

Awhile back (but I can't find it in the archives) there was a 
discussion about using dd to copy disks. Given the power that dd has 
for good, and for evil, I'm looking for advice on what parameters and 
watchouts there might be.

Cheers,

Rick


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