bit per bit copy! ext3

Alex Bligh alex at
Tue Dec 2 14:01:56 UTC 2008

--On 2 December 2008 08:55:17 -0500 Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz at> 

># original flash
> dd if=/dev/sda of=flash_disk.img
># with second flash flugged in
> dd if=flash_disk.img of=/dev/sda
> They must/should be the same sizes though.

I believe if you are copying the whole of sda, a larger destination disk
will not be problematic.


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