Replacing Drive with SSD

Quartz quartz at
Fri Aug 28 09:33:36 UTC 2015

>just use dd to copy everything (system would be
> quiescent).  Can I do the same with a SSD or does it need to be setup
> differently?

dd doesn't care what kind of drive it is (as long as it's not a cd/dvd).

Remember though that if the new SSD has a higher capacity than the old 
drive, dd will not automatically expand any of the partition info for 
you- you'll have to tweak it later.

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