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Re: new hard drive

> > Will there be a problem moving the OS from the 10 GB to the 40 GB?
> > I plan to increase the partition sizes of /usr/local and /home on the 40 GB.
> > Any advice on how to do move the OS over?
> I did the same using the "Hard Disk Upgrade Mini How-To" at [1]. Since the
> method described there uses "cp" it's no problem to increase the partition
> sizes.

You can also use tar of the form
tar -cf- -C source_directory . | tar -xf- -C destination_directory .

which should give much better performance than cp if the source and
destination directories are on different drives.

Ian Turner

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