Re: How to copy a Fedora system?

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Timothy Murphy wrote:

> Kenneth Porter wrote:
>>> So my query is: how exactly should one copy a Fedora system
>>> to another partition?
>> Assuming ext2 or ext3, use dump and restore in a pipeline. cd to the
>> restore point, dump the raw source device, and pipe that to restore which
>> will drop it into the current directory (ie. the destination disk).
>> Something like this (untested):
>> cd /mnt/newdisk
>> dump 0f /dev/sda1 | restore xf -
> Thanks.
> This sounds plausible - I'll see if it works.

On thinking about it, should it not be

cd /mnt/newdisk
dump 0f - | restore rf -

Better be sure before I start ...

Timothy Murphy  
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