Re: disk cloning with dd
* Scott Wolchok:
> On 5/6/05, Jochen Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> BTW: if I were you, I'd take the time to plug one of the drives on the
>> secondary ide controller (if your machine has one). Copying between two
>> IDE devices on the same controller is awfully slow.
> Don't you mean the same IDE channel? I don't understand why anyone
> would have two IDE controllers.
Maybe that was a misnomer on my side. In Germany we always talk about
"primary" and "secondary" controllers when we mean the two IDE
connectors on standard mainboards. I think that's also how it's printed
on the mainboards themselves and in the manuals.
However, it's usually faster to copy from hda to hdc, than to copy from
hda to hdb.
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