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Re: bit per bit copy! ext3





--On 2 December 2008 09:14:17 -0500 Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz lucidpixels com> wrote:

80GB DD/Acronis => 500GB disk (albeit this was windows)..

It showed up as an 80 gigabyte disk/etc on the new hard drive even though
it had additional capacity available.

Yes, that's what will happen. dd will not of itself expand the filesystem
to match the available space. If the device is partitioned, you
may be able to just copy the partition and be left with some
free space.

Alex


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