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RE: Imaging ... dd.


Looks like you may be right on.  Had tried to compress the images stored
on nfs server.  Looks like some didn't get compressed so I wasn't
actually copying the partition to the new disk.  Odd.

Running a few more trials ... current test is looking positive so far.
R. Seiji

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brad Boyer [mailto:flar@allandria.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 12:12 PM
> To: R Seiji
> Cc: debian-68k@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Imaging ... dd.
> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 09:59:34AM -0500, R Seiji wrote:
> > Copy works fine.  However, when I manually partition and do
> > dd on a per partition basis, I get disks that either will not boot,
> > stall, or have Finder errors.
> You probably don't have proper driver partitions on the disk when
> you are using this method. The MacOS (and the ROM on 68k Macs)
> a driver to exist on every partitioned device. The driver is specific
> to the transport (such as SCSI), although some drives will have
> for multiple setups and various patches to the drivers. It's pretty
> messy, and easy to damage if you're not careful.
> 	Brad Boyer
> 	flar@allandria.com

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