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Re: Clon disks with dd command

On Saturday 23 December 2006 04:57, Alejandro wrote:

> Finally: booting from a live CD and executing "dd if=A of=B"...is
> there any risk of lost of data or damage of the source hard disk (A)
> using the "dd" command ??? Because it's the firt time I need to clon
> an entire disk of a data base server with very critical data...I'm
> scared :(

Only if you have finger trouble or brain fade.

if and of are very similar - so just be careful

Alan Chandler

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