David L wrote: > After a recent hard drive crash on my laptop, > I've been trying to limp along by installing > f11 on a 8GB USB stick. After an installation > from a live USB stick to another USB stick, > I drove to a local hotspot to update and > yum install some stuff that wasn't on the > live USB. It took forever to update, not > even counting the download time. I'm sure > there is a reason, but I was surprised that > the original installation took about 7 minutes > and it took several hours to update that > installation AFTER downloading all of > the updated rpms. > > Anyhoo, now that I've spent most of a > day getting the USB stick updated > and configured, I want to clone it to > another USB stick. I tried a few naive > things like copying directories to the > backup stick, but ran into boot errors > (I think due to different uuids on the > backup sticks partitions). What is the > right way to clone a fedora installation > on a USB stick to a second stick that > isn't exactly the same size (they are > both 8G, but different models so have > slightly different sizes). > You may want to give parted a try. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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