Data transfer from one HD to another
joji at eskimo.com
Mon Mar 27 14:47:07 UTC 2006
On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 09:14:04AM -0500, Matt Smith wrote:
> Will this also transfer the filesystem structure?
I would use /usr/sbin/sysinstall, choose "Configure", then
"Fdisk" and "Label" to create the partitions and filesystems before
running dd or tar or cpio.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Olatt [mailto:joji at eskimo.com]
> Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2006 8:45 AM
> To: Matt Smith
> Cc: freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Data transfer from one HD to another
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 08:27:27AM -0500, Matt Smith wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there an EASY method to transfer the partitions from an old hard
> > to a new one?
> I presume you want to trasfer all the files from one (or more)
> partition(s) in the old hard drive to a new hard drive. If so, try the
> command "dd". man dd(1). There are examples at the bottom of the man
> Other commands that may be used are: tar & cpio (man tar & man cpio for
> more info).
> > Matt Smith
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