[FAQ pointer] Re: Copy old drive to new drive - is it possible?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sat Feb 21 06:41:20 PST 2004

Tig <tigger at onemoremonkey.com> writes:

> Hi, I have a hard drive which is on its last legs. I also have new hard
> drive to replace the old one. I was wondering if it is possible to
> simply copy everything from the old drive to the new (after formating
> the new drive) and have my system back up and running, or do I need to
> reinstall the OS and everything else?

"How do I move my system over to my huge new disk?"

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