[K12OSN] OT: Using tar on win98 clients

Daniel Hogan CableMonkey42 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 22:00:49 UTC 2004

>From what I understand, dd works as long as the following conditions are met:

A) The hard drive is equal to or larger in capacity than the one you
are copying from
B) The hard drive geometry is similar.  I forget exactly which
parameters matter.

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:23:57 -0700, Roger Morris
<roger.in.eugene at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2004 17:15:00 -0400, cliebow <cliebow at downeast.net> wrote:
> > cant you just dd? ive dd'ed 40 gig drives before...chuck
> I have had problems with 'dd' when the target is smaller than the
> source.  I've used dd from a small HD to a larger HD with no problem..
> Roger
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