How to mirror a harddisk for backup purpose

Kwan Wing Keung hcxckwk at
Fri Jun 22 06:02:03 EDT 2001

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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