Using dd to Make a Clone of a Drive

Peter petermatulis at
Fri Feb 10 08:31:45 PST 2006

--- Ken Stevenson <ken at> wrote:

> Peter wrote:
> > 
> > I intend to use g4u.  I have done some preliminary testing and I am
> quite
> > confident that I can upload and download an image.  I am now wondering
> > about the situation where I need to recreate the partition that is to
> > contain the image.  It needs to be exactly the same size (sectors) as
> the
> > image.  That's what I'm worried about.  Any suggestions?
> > 
> You don't create a partition to restore to when you're using g4u. It 
> does a bit by bit copy so it creates the slice and partitions for you 
> automatically.

Rock on!  I missed that part I guess.  Looks like I'm all set with g4u

Thanks a million.


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