Re: change HDD without Re-installing Fedora 12 ..!!!!

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On 02/20/2010 09:34 AM, Jatin K wrote:
> On 02/20/2010 03:00 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 02/20/2010 06:46 AM, Jatin K wrote:
>>> Dear list
>>> I'm using FC 12 x86_64 on my dell vostro 1520 notebook  with 160GB hdd
>>> installed in it , now I want to upgrade the hdd from 160GB  to 320GB
>>> 7200 RPM
>>> is it possible to transfer fedora 12 from one hdd to another ?? I dont
>>> want to re-install it as lots of software and configurations are there
>>> in old one
>>> is there any  way like ghost ( like in M$ environment ) for Linux or may
>>> be something like that
>> Sure, you can just partition your new disk and then copy over the data
>> from the old partitions by using dd.
>> The only fiddly part is installing the boot loader.  To do that I'd
>> install a minimal system on the new disk, make sure it boots and then
>> copy over everything from the old disk except the /boot partition.
>> You'll have to partition the new disk by hand, though.

> I was thinking about clonezilla ...have you ever used it ... if yes 
> ..please advice abt the following Qs

I'm sorry, but I've never used clonezilla.  It sounds really nice, though.

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