Moving to a new disk..
bcook at poklib.org
Tue Dec 5 10:00:10 PST 2006
B. Cook wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've got a dying drive on my hands.. and I know I found a doc/guide on
> the handbook before regarding this..
> something like..
> # tar cf - --one-file-system -C /var . | tar xpvf - -C /mnt/var
> where the new drive is fsck'd and mounted at /mnt ..
> or something else..
> where is that?
> or how would I do that?
> I just want to take this 20G drive and copy it to a 30G drive..
> what would be the best way?
> (and I need to talk to someone over the phone about this.. it's his box
> and he has no inet)
> Thanks in advance.
Where could I tell him to get a live cd?
the installer CDs offer the option to drop into single user mode.. but
it just goes right to the installer..
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