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DD – clone disk

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The most old fashion way to ghost-clone disks 🙂


user : cat /proc/partitions     to check your partitions

Remount (Write permission) if ur using usb device or cd rom

mount -n -o remount,rw /live/image

Save the image to /live/Imges/file.img

Create image
dd if=/dev/sda of=/mnt/sdb1/backup.img  create

To extract the image :
dd if=/mnt/sdb1/backup.img of=/dev/sda