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Re: strategy for disk replacement?

On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 09:00, david howe wrote:
> i have a 10gig drive in my pismo, it has testing currently installed and
> I am quite happy with all of the little bits and pieces and tweaks I
> have made to this install over the last 6 months or so. But the drive is
> too small. I have a 40 gig replacement sitting here but I don't wont to
> reinstall from scratch. An imaging application like Acronis would be
> nice but I havent found one that works with ppc. 
> Can I rsync the disk to a remote and then copy back onto the new disk?
> Does anyone have any better suggestions?

Two things I've done in the past:
1) Rsync the files over exactly as they are and then install the
bootloader into the mbr
2) dd everything over from disk1 to disk2 then grow the partition (this
only works if you want the last partition to take the space iirc).

Chris Anderson <chris@nullcode.org>
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