B. Cook wrote:
I've got a dying drive on my hands.. and I know I found a doc/guide on
the handbook before regarding this..
# tar cf - --one-file-system -C /var . | tar xpvf - -C /mnt/var
what would be the best way?
I do it this way:
dd if=/dev/ad0 of=/dev/ad2 bs=8m
Where /dev/ad0 is the source disk and /dev/ad2 is the destination disk.
Make sure nothing is mounted. This process takes place at sector level,
so the boot sector, the partition table and even empty sectors are
copied. That someone might want to resize some partitions afterwards to
be able to use that extra 10 GB.
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