best approach to clone a disk?

Alec Berryman alec at
Tue Feb 14 10:04:12 PST 2006

Joe Auty on 2006-02-14 12:30:36 -0500:

> Also, I see that growfs operates off of free sectors. If I were to
> use dd/g4u, how would I know how many sectors are available for me
> to grow the partition to? The "df" command only seems to operate in
> blocksizes, not sectors. This is rather new to me...

You'd find out the number of additional disk sectors during the fdisk
or bsdlabel portion of your resizing adventure.
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