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Copy of HP-UX from MO disc

This is my newbi question. I have HP-UX on a MO drive, need to backup that MO in case of damaging the original. Therefor I need a copy on server and be able to put that copy onto a blank MO to recreate a working bootable disc. This what I did.
First I tried to make a copy with dd

dd if=/dev/dsk/c1t0d0 bs=1048576 count=450 of=backup.copy
The data on disc is about 300Mb so 450 would be enough i thought. Not working, som of the files were corrupted. Tried without the count and just backed up the whole MO, same thing. Tried cat /dev/dsk/c1t0d0 >backup.copy, same thing. But on the latter I came a bit futher, almost of the install sequence before it found a corruped filed and quit. Is there a better way?
I would prefer to specify the filesize, cause it seems unnessesary tu put about 1.3Gb file on server when the files on MO is about 300Mb. Can this be fixed?
Hope someone understand my newbi question....
 

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idevicebackup2 - Create or restore backup for iDevices running iOS4+. SYNOPSIS
idevicebackup2 [OPTIONS] CMD [CMDOPTIONS] DIRECTORY DESCRIPTION
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