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Re: [K12OSN] OT: Using tar on win98 clients



>From what I understand, dd works as long as the following conditions are met:

A) The hard drive is equal to or larger in capacity than the one you
are copying from
B) The hard drive geometry is similar.  I forget exactly which
parameters matter.


On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:23:57 -0700, Roger Morris
<roger in eugene gmail com> wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2004 17:15:00 -0400, cliebow <cliebow downeast net> wrote:
> > cant you just dd? ive dd'ed 40 gig drives before...chuck
> 
> I have had problems with 'dd' when the target is smaller than the
> source.  I've used dd from a small HD to a larger HD with no problem..
> Roger
> 
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