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Re: DD not working--SUCCESS!



On Sat, 1 Sep 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:

> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Karl Larsen wrote:
> > >
> > >    If you want to copy something big from one partition to another the old
> > > dd method is for you. You have to do it right. This means that:
> > >
> > > 1. The destination partition MUST be at least a byte larger than the
> > > source partition where the data is coming from. This is essential!
> >
> > This isn't true.  Can you explain why you think it is?

>    Yes I can. My first try with dd I tried to put a 40GB partition
> into a 20GB partition and dd errored out. Then I read man dd.

just kill me now, lord.

rday
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