[ILUG] Best way to upgrade a laptop drive
jonathan.mcloughlin at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 13:50:36 IST 2004
Consider partimage to compress an image of / to your desktop replace
the laptop H/D use a live CD then to create new partitions on the new
H/D and drag back over the image to your new H/D, partimage also has
support i believe for MBR images>www.partimage.org
On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 18:55:10 +0200, Paolo Marchiori <paolo at marchiori.net> wrote:
> Denis Hennessy, Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 05:32:32PM +0100:
> > I have a laptop running fedora core 2. It's currently a 60GB disk with
> > three partitions (swap, boot, /). I'm out of space so I've bought an
> > 80GB disk to replace it. My question is: what's the easiest way to
> > transfer the data from my old disk to my new one.
> desktop:# mkdir backup
> laptop:# rsync -vazP --stats --exclude /proc / desktop:backup/
> (replace hard drive, boot with a live CD, partition drive, make
> filesystems, mount filesystems under /mnt)
> liveCD:# rsync -vazP --stats desktop:backup/ /mnt/
> liveCD:# chroot /mnt
> liveCD:# grub-install /dev/hda
> liveCD:# reboot
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