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Re: backing up a drive

On 3/21/06, Robert Brockway <rbrockway@opentrend.net> wrote:
> > There may be a way around this limitation or to fix it after
> > performing dd.
> Following a reimaging from dd the options to expand the filesystem are:
> 1. Resize the filesystem using suitable tools if possible.
> or
> 2. Take the data off using a tool like dump, xfsdump (for xfs), cpio or
> tar and remake the filesystem before restoring.

Or send the dd output to a file instead of a partition. Then you can
use the free space on the target partition for other files.

With best regards,
Dmitri Minaev

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