Replacing Drive with SSD
kraduk at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 14:11:26 UTC 2015
I prefer rsync as it allows me to change file systems as well, I usually
rsync -aPHx --numeric-ids
On 28 August 2015 at 13:49, Damien Fleuriot <ml at my.gd> wrote:
> > On 28/08/2015 07:59, Doug Hardie wrote:
> >> I am having to replace a drive with a SSD. Normally if I were
> > > replacing it with another drive, I would hook up the new drive
> > > to the computer and 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? This is a boot drive (i.e., the only drive
> > > in the system). The system is currently working fine, but the
> > > drive temp is starting to go up so I want to replace it before
> > > anything bad happens.
> Any reason you're not using dump/restore ?
> Now that would skip empty blocks :)
> That would allow you to expand your partitions, in the process.
> Warren Block has a very good guide over there :
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