How to mirror a harddisk for backup purpose

David Vos dvos12 at calvin.edu
Fri Jun 22 09:11:12 EDT 2001


You could also use Norton Ghost.  You used to be able to download a trial
version, but I don't know if that is possible any more.

The problem with tar is that you need disk space to store the intermediate
file between your backup and restore.

David

On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Kwan Wing Keung wrote:

> 
> Dear Netters,
> 
> I want to backup an entire LINUX harddisk to another identical harddisk.
> Some colleagues suggested that I may consider the "dd" command.
> I read the manpage but I can't find any clue.  Any expert advise please?
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> 
> W.K. Kwan
> Computer Centre
> University of Hong Kong
> 
> 
> 
> 
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