Re: Transfer F7 partition to a new hard disk

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On 10/20/07, Timothy Murphy <[email protected]> wrote:
> > I have just bought a new hard disk. Could someone please tell me how
> > can I create a clone of my F7 partition in the new hard disk?
> Other people have suggested using dd.
> I strongly advise against this.
> I would use "cp -a" or rsync.
> I think the word "clone" is slightly misleading.
> Presumably you want a copy which works in the same way as the original.
> For that it is better to use "cp -a", and give the partition a new label,
> with e2label, to avoid confusion.

With the command

cp -a /dev/sdd1 /dev/sda1



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