1.) partition the new drive as you want it2.) for each partition of the new drive, mount the partition in /mnt/tmp or something like that, thencd /old-partition-mount ; tar cf - . | (cd /mnt/tmp ; tar xf -)What does the dot do?
archive the local directory to the stdout tar cf - . | ... tar xf - you can also do it as tar c . | ... tar x however this doesn't seem to work on, e.g., sgi and aix... regards, -- Lubos _@_"