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Hello to all,
Im having a new task in a new world (AIX - IBM Servers)
I have an IBM Server (Type - 9111-285 very old one) with one Hard disk (73 GB 10 K) with AIX 5.x, and I need to clone the existing disk to another with the same specifications.
Could you please give me some advice in order... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: trevian3969
I am trying to clone the hard disk image of Solaris OS on one disk to another disk. After some googling I found that there is a command "dd" to achieve this.
However there is a condition to use the dd command, that the disk geometry of both the disks (source and target disks) should... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: rajujayanthy
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Guys can anyone tell how can we do faster disk cloning
Below i found in google
1. dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb bs=4096 conv=noerror,sync
So adding "conv=noerror,sync " makes it faster looks against not adding it
2. Enable write cache activated (hdparm -W1 /dev/sda) then run dd ..
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: heman96
I have a 300GB ROOTVG volume groups with one filesystem /backup having 200GB allocated space
Now, I cannot alt disk clone or mirrorvg this hdisk with another smaller disk. The disk size has to be 300GB; I tried alt disk clone and mirrorvg , it doesn't work. you cannot copy LVs as... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: filosophizer
I'm kind of new to programming in Linux & c/c++. I'm currently writing a FileManager using Ubuntu Linux(10.10) for Learning Purposes. I've got started on this project by creating a loopback device to be used as my virtual hard disk. After creating the loop back hard disk and mounting it... (23 Replies)
Discussion started by: shen747
I wasn't sure where to put this thread but since i use ubuntu for data recovery, I figured this is the best place. So, a friend passed me a 250G Western Digital hard disk the other day and said that his client needs to get her pictures off it. the problem: windows says it wants to reformat the... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: old noob
Continuing saga of working on making a retail store more robust by creating a backup clone of the main server, a 1995 era :eek: PC running SCO OpenServer 5.0.0b and a discontinued Point of Sales (POS) software system.
I have a PC of the same make and model. The CPU runs faster and it has a... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: jgt10
8. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I had an external SCSI master disk that I used to clone to an identical external SCSI disk because the other SCSI disk would become corrupted. My original Master became corrupted so I used one of the other to good disk to copy back to the master. Unfortunately the new master needs... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: stamperr
9. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
could anyone give me a general idea of how i may clone a 2 Gig disk running Solaris 7 on it to another disk of the same size?
currently, this system only has one disk in it though. i do have the ability to hook up another disk via SCSI.
i have been told i need to boot to "miniroot" to run... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: obosha