Alan Peery wrote:
Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
In general, this works. I've had it fail one time with a laptop, but I
concluded that this was because the laptop had a RAID hardware layer it
was applying to the internal drive, and the USB cradle I'd hooked the
new drive into wasn't doing the same thing.
dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb
Does this work? Thanks!
The workaround would have been to put both drives in external USB
cradles, but I didn't happen to have two cradles at the time to confirm
that this did actually work.
I keep an adapter like this in my gadget box for the times I need to
hook an extra drive somewhere temporarily: