[rescue] somewhat OT: copying a complete HD to another one..

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Mar 19 11:19:17 CST 2004

On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Kay wrote:

> they are exactly the same drive and model #...

Then use dd with a large blocksize.  Somewhere around half the size of
the cache on the drive will give you optimal performance.

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