From: Padraig Brady (padraig at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Fri 21 Jun 2002 - 21:00:50 IST
Simon Dickson wrote:
> I have used parted before to copy partitions, didnt do the boot sector but a
> boot disk and then run lilo/grub will fix that.
> On Sat, 22 Jun 2002 03:50, Tom Mackey wrote:
>>The disc in my Linux machine is almost full and I would like to replace it
>>with a larger one. I can add the new dics to the machine and have it
>>running temporarly on the same IDE as the existing. How do I copy across
>>all the content of the old disc including boot sector, all existing setup
>>etc? The existing disc is just one / partition (+swap). I have tried
>>Google but failed to find a solution.
Hmm, how about:
1. dd bs=32k if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb
2. reboot with new disk and use ext2resize to extend
your 1 partition to fill the disk (shouldn't affect
lilo I think?).
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