Re: Simple backup question

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 11:20:23 CEST

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 05:27:17PM +0200, Neo nicely wrote:
> Hello out there!
> I have a very simple question. I have to make a copy of a complete hard
> disk. My question: Can I do this using
> dd if=/dev/hda of=/mnt/network/file.hda
> and does this file contain all information about partitions, boot sector,
> and so on?
> hoping for an answer,

I think yes. But I, usually, backup only filesystem, in some big tgz.
Never got problems.


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