Try to connect the bad one as a secondary HD to get the data if u can not clone it..
Thanks Hakan http://dominor.com On Nov 5, 2007 3:50 PM, Derek Ragona <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > At 01:53 PM 11/5/2007, Sean Murphy wrote: > >I have a FreeBSD 6.2 Release box with a single ide that has user data and > >the FreeBSD OS on a hard disk that is failing. I need advice on the best > >way to clone the entire disk (or at least the data) onto a larger ide disk > >drive, then pull the failing disk and replace it with the clone. What is > >the best way in FreeBSD to do that? > > > >Thanks > > If you buy a new disk most disk manufacturer's have cloning > software. However if you are having media failure errors it can be > difficult to get the data off. You may be able to just get the data you > need off this disk by copying to a new disk, or top tape, or a usb > disk. If you know what data you need like: /etc /usr/local/etc > /usr/local/data you may be better to just copy those trees off. > > -Derek > > -- > This message has been scanned for viruses and > dangerous content by MailScanner, and is > believed to be clean. > MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support. > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"