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I'm looking to copy a boot disk on an old Solaris 8 system using dd. I'll bring the system down to single user mode and begin from there. I'm copying my source disk to a larger target disk. Do I need to do anything other than the 'dd' command below because the target disk is bigger? ... (2 Replies)
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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)
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I've a fresh installation of SCO 5.0.7 on the IDE hard disk.
For SCSI hard disk I can declare, for example blc disk driver using:
# mkdev hd 0 SCSI-0 0 blc 0but it works for IDE hard disk? (3 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have found a question from the exercises of my study mat. The question is
"Why are there a in-core copy and a disk-copy of i-node block and super block?"
If any one know the proper answer then please send me..... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dearanik
I have a standalone desktop with SCO Openserver V 5, this is used to control a machine with custom written software. The problem is that the machine manufacturer has closed shop (bankruptcy) and there is no support on software.
As a precaution I would want to make a complete backup of... (3 Replies)
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6. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I am writing a script to wipe my hard disk, in a relatively secure manner by over-writing the disk with 3 patterns. So, I run the dd/dcfldd command 3 times with a sync call in between each command call in the script.
dcfldd pattern=99 conv=notrunc of=/dev/sda
dcfldd... (7 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
:eek: I use this Solaris to run CMS a call acounting software package for my job. No one could run reports today because it said the this when you logged on
"The following file systems are low, and could adversely affect server performance:
File system /: 99%full"
Can some one please explain... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: mannyisme
i need help on how to reformat a hard disk. what should i do since i don't have any bootable disk. i'm using solaris 1 & 2 and also need to make a backup copy of the current hard disk. appreciate all the help i can get... (14 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am a trying to write a script using a loop i guess. What I need to do is write a script that can allow my users to load a tape and copy a range of files from a tape to the hard disk. By range I mean, I would like the users to pick a range of numbers like files 3 - 8 and the script will... (0 Replies)
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10. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I have a cuestion. How Can I to add other hard disk to my computer? I need to configurate anyone? (4 Replies)
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