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Re: Clone GPT partition table - with Lenny ?

On Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:20:01 -0400
Neal Murphy <neal.p.murphy@alum.wpi.edu> wrote:

> Other than not being fully automated, what would be wrong with:
>   - use dd to copy the first 10MiB of the old drive to the new,
>   - use dd to skip all but the last 10MiB of the old drive and
> seek to the same spot on the new drive
>   - use dd if=/dev/zero to zero the first MiB of each partition.

As Matt stated the size and places of the GPT partition
table and its backup, using dd with count, bs AND seek
(for the end of the partition) would be much faster.

This universe shipped by weight, not by volume.  Some expansion of the
contents may have occurred during shipment.

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