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Re: Copying a disk



Hadders wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I have an old hard disk with a copy of Redhat 9 on it.
> 
> I don't want to change anything, but instead want to migrate this to a
> new disk and have it coexist with Ubuntu and Windows (maybe).
> 
> I figure I can boot up a rescue CD and partition the new disk.
> 
> Then how do I copy the old partitions from the old disk?
> 
> Do I simply mount each partition and copy the contents to the new one?
> OR
> Do I use 'dd' to dump the contents across? Would this require a direct
> size for copying purposes?
> 
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> 
> H
> 
You can use parted to copy the partitions. It can also create the
partitions for you. You may want to download and burn the System
Rescue CD image and use that.

http://www.sysresccd.org/

Mikkel
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