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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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We are trying to make duplicates of some Magneto Optical Disks that were created in Irix 6.5. The disks are 2.3 gig and the using a scsi MOD drive. Is there possbily a disk copy like in dos or some simple script to do this - any help appreciated.
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I have a failing 4gb (c0t5d0) drive that contains lvol4 -8 on hp-ux. It's not the boot disk but is part of VG00 volume group. Within that group, I have a disk (c0t4d0) of the same size that has 1 lvol on it for swap(4gb) I also have a seperate 1.5 gb swap volume on another physical disk... (1 Reply)
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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)
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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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Ok. I screwed up. Using dd, I made a bit-for-bit copy of disk /dev/hda, which contains 3 partitions.
dd if=/dev/hda of=olddrive.iso bs=2048k
However, I neglected to make a copy of the partition table. I'd like to mount partition 3, /dev/hda3, which is an xfs filesystem, but obviously I don't... (2 Replies)
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i have problems with my system disk (os solaris 5.10) and i'm wondering if there is any way to copy the whole disk to a new one, without reinstalling everything (so to do a mirroring)??
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i am novice in unix. in me office my boss hav given me a system with Unix OS. i know about windows and Dos. in dos we access cd or floppy through writing following commands a: or d: copy filename.ext to a:
i dont even now how to access CD Rom or floppy drive in unix. please tell... (1 Reply)
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I'm running FC3 and I'd like to copy the entire /dev/hda to /dev/hdc, including all the boot info, so that I can boot off of it in case of failure. This will be a one time thing. I'm doing an app upgrade and I'm very afraid the install will go wrong, so I want to be able to quickly be back up in... (11 Replies)
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Iam New to Unix Environment. I need to copy .cpio file from CD to a Folder on Sun 5.8 Box.
Can anyone give me the commands to execute this ?..
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