[svlug] ext3 and dd disk cloning

Justin F. Knotzke shampoo at cam.org
Fri Jan 25 13:03:02 PST 2002


On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 10:32:39AM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:

> I can see dding an live ext2 filesystem working, by sheer luck, and dding an
> live ext3 filesystem possibly causing problems like what you describe, hence
> me making  sure that the  dd wasn't done  while the source  filesystems were
> mounted (i.e. you shouldn't do the dd with the system running from the drive
> you are trying to dd)

	Guilty.

	I was doing my dd's by booting into single user mode. 

	I just finished a dd after booting using a CD and the dd worked
perfectly with a ext3 filesystem.

	Thanks again.

	J.


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