Re: Transplanting old System to New Drive
>>>>> Martin McCormick <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>> Ivan Shmakov writes:
>> It's possible to dd(1) just the filesystem (partition) instead of
>> the whole disk.
>> Moreover, the filesystem can be downsized prior to that with
>> resize2fs(8), thus the destination partition may be smaller than the
>> source one.
> What if the destination is larger which is the case, here?
If the destination partition is larger than the source one, use
resize2fs(8) after dd(1) on the destination partition — it'll
make the additional space available to the filesystem.
> Thanks for all the additional information.
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