Replacing Drive with SSD
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Aug 28 18:30:55 UTC 2015
On Fri, 28 Aug 2015, Damien Fleuriot 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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