BTW, some places have recommended commercial solution like Norton Ghost or Partition Magic. Do these products work on FreeBSD's UFS format and grok partitions-in-a-slice?
Partition Magic only manipulates slices and does not know anything about partitions within slices - especially FreeBSD partitions. I would guess that Norton is the same because it is made for Microsloth environments. UFS wouldn't have anything to do with it - that comes later with newfs.
Ghost and, IIRC, Drive Image (the Ghost equivalent from the makers of Partition Magic) will handle unidentified (i.e. UFS) partitions, but only as a sector by sector copy, so you can't take advantage of those products ability to scale up/down the partition (MS definition) sizes when migrating to a bigger/smaller disk.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"