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Re: [vox-tech] Cloning a drive?
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Re: [vox-tech] Cloning a drive?

Ghost 2003 documentation states it can clone ext2 and
ext3 partitions. It may have problems with GRUB as
well. Older versions choked on it. I suspect the
Linux/Unix instructions given previously will work
best in this case.

Marc Hasbrouck

--- Jimbo <evesautomotive@charter.net> wrote:
> Ummm....I not much up on linux but I use a program
> called Ghost by symantec.
> I have not only been able to copy whole drives but
> have been able to copy
> partitions as well.  I have onlydone this with
> windoze but it should be able
> to copy linux just as easy.  It boots from a floppy
> and is very user
> friendly, just point and click.  If you want I can
> bring it over sometime
> and help you out, just give me a holler off list.
> Jimbo
> and yes, all cars break down, eventually.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Paul" <paulb@claypits.com>
> To: "lugod's technical discussion forum"
> <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2004 12:08 PM
> Subject: [vox-tech] Cloning a drive?
> > I need to move my desktop from a (full) 10G drive
> to a (spare) 20G drive.
> >
> > The ideal results would be copy everything over,
> then run lilo on the
> > new drive, then it would boot up looking just like
> the old one.
> >
> > Some googling found me an out of date HOWTO and a
> few sites with
> > instructions that were a little vague, so I
> thought I would ask the
> experts.
> >
> > Has anybody done this?
> >
> > Is it easy - not to hard - increadibly difficult -
> don't even think
> > about it?
> >
> > How do I do it - or better yet - a site with
> almost idiot proof
> > instructions.
> >
> > What are the things that can go wrong?
> >
> > Thanks, Paul
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> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
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