Re: Simple backup question

From: Mark Roberts (
Date: Sat Sep 09 2000 - 00:08:30 CEST


I may be a little late:

> 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?

I do exactly that every time I need to change something inside Windows. I
had the feeling it was the only way to make really really sure Windows
wouldn't notice.

Go ahead. It will work fine.


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